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Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

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California Recent Opinions
This site provides access to recent opinions of the California Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

IRS Tax Forms and Publications
The official site and source of IRS tax products.

Search the California Code
You can easily navigate through all 20 codes of California Law with this handy website.

Bureau of Unclaimed Property
The California State Controller’s website allows members of the public to search and see if they can claim any of the $5.1 billion in unclaimed property being held for safekeeping in state banks, businesses and other organizations.

California Law Revision Commission
The Commission provides information about its current projects and access to its reports in an effort to increase public participation in its process. [www.clrc.ca.gov]

California Secretary of State Business Portal
This site has many valuable functions, including searching records online for corporations, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. The American Bar Association

The American Bar Association
The American Bar Association provides answers to the most common questions about the estate planning process, probate and administration of estates, transfer taxes and tax planning for your assets and disability planning. Information About Revocable Trusts

How Much Estate Tax Will You Pay?
This estate tax calculator adds up many different types of assets to get an estimated estate tax figure for your current estate. [www.banksite.com/calc/estate]

Federal Estate Tax Laws
The Federal Estate Tax laws start at Section 2001 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Federal Gift Tax Laws
The Federal Gift Tax laws start at Section 2501 of the Internal Revenue Code. The federal estate and gift tax laws and California law must all be taken into consideration.

Social Security Administration
This website provides retirement planning and disability benefit information.

Administration on Aging
Administration on Aging—Resource Directory for Older People.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services This directory helps senior citizens and their families find helpful organizations and programs for their specific needs.

National Association of Financial & Estate Planning
The site provides information on estate planning, asset protections, charitable foundations, business entity planning, and other estate planning and financial topics.