Living Trusts for California Residents  

A variety of estate planning subjects, including living trusts, wills, probate, health care directives, and powers of attorney are explained on this website. In addition, these pages also explain federal estate taxes, holographic wills, intestate succession, FDIC insurance, and even pet trusts.

The information provided is based on California law and is intended for the use of California residents. Non-California residents should consult an attorney in the state in which they live. For a complete list of estate planning subjects included in this website, see the Sitemap 

For questions about this website, and estate planning, probate and trust law, contact attorney James E. Berge, Berge & Berge, LLP, 408-985-9918,, 1101 S. Winchester Blvd., Suite I-208, San Jose, CA 95128-3904.

This website is produced by Stephen C. Gruber, retired attorney, whose law practice has been merged with Berge & Berge, LLP.  Copyright 2016.