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The Importance of Having an Estate Plan

If you want to have any say in how your estate will be distributed, who your beneficiaries will be and how you will be taken care of at the end of your life, then it is important that you have an ...
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The Importance of Advance Healthcare Directives

To many people estate planning is simply the process of getting one's affairs in order so that their assets and property will be distributed to their ones they love at death. While it is true that ...
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Probate Avoidance in San Jose

Dealing with the emotional loss of a loved one can be very difficult for the family members, and not long after death and funeral, the loved ones left behind will have to turn their attention towards ...
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Why a Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows you to appoint another person to represent you. When you create a Power of Attorney, you are the principal and the person that you are appointing ...
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What it Means to "Breach Fiduciary Duty"

Fiduciary comes from Latin fiducia, meaning "trust." A fiduciary duty is defined as a legal duty to act in another party's best interests. The parties that owe this duty are called ...
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Contingency Planning - A Lesson from Fantasy Football

During a recent meeting with a client, I was forced to ask some difficult questions. Clearly uncomfortable, my client said, "Tim, that's not going to happen. I don't even want to think ...
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"I Didn't Know it was Possible to Come Out of a Coma."

I will boldly proclaim that Seinfeld is the greatest TV show of all time. Commonly referred to as the "show about nothing," Jerry Seinfeld and the cast produced episode upon episode of ...
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When Trusts Require Litigation

Trusts have been an integral part of the estate planning process for a long time, especially due to the fact that they perform certain functions that wills simply cannot. The majority of individuals ...
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Who Should I Nominate as my Successor Trustee?

I recently met with a client during the process of setting up her estate plan. When I asked her who she would like to nominate as her Successor Trustee, she looked at me with a puzzled look on her ...
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Why You Should Choose a WealthCounsel Attorney

Attorney Timothy D. Henry is a proud member of the WealthCounsel, an organization that is focused on equipping probate and estate planning attorneys with all the information that they need to do their ...
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Learn More About the Timothy D. Henry Law Offices

If you are currently working through estate planning procedures, or if you are working through a probate procedure and want a professional on your side, then you need to contact an attorney today for ...
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In the Blink of an Eye

When my mother and I left the hospital a few days after I was born, my name was Mark. Upon arriving to our home where seven children already dwelled, my oldest brother Tom – 5 years old at the ...
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Check out the Firm's New Estate Planning Blog in Campbell!

At the Law Offices of Timothy D. Henry, I am dedicated in providing my clients with nothing but the upmost respect and quality representation that they deserve. By speaking with me, I will provide ...
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Should you disinherit a child?

Most parents choose to leave their estates equally to their children. But sometimes, parents intentionally choose to not leave anything to a child. There may be what the parents consider to be a ...
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How can I leave assets to my adult children?

When considering how to leave assets to adult children, the first step is to decide how much each one should receive. Most parents want to treat their children fairly, but this doesn't necessarily ...
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How can I leave assets to my young children?

Every parent wants to make sure their children are provided for in the event something happens to them while the children are still minors. Grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives often want ...
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Estate Planning and Divorce

One area that is often overlooked in the divorce process is the need to update estate planning. Most people would agree that their ex-spouse is the last person they want to inherit their assets when ...
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Incorporating Faith and Values in Estate Planning

For many, passing along religious beliefs and values to the next generation is just as important as passing along financial wealth and tangible assets. Estate planning creates many opportunities to do ...
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2013 and Beyond

The recent tax legislation dealing with the 'fiscal cliff' included significant revisions to the estate tax law that will affect estate planning for the foreseeable future. These revisions ...
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Ten Things to do before the end of 2012

The end of the year will be here before we know it. But there is still time to meet some major estate planning goals. Here are ten things to do before the end of 2012. 1. Have your estate planning ...
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What I'm Thankful For...

" Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts." - Henri Frederic Amiel What ...
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Welcome Back NBA - The Three C's

Okay, I admit it. I’m a Los Angeles Lakers fan. Sue me! Wait, don’t sue me…just forgive one of my many faults. After suffering through a disappointing and shortened season last ...
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Presidential Debate Season - Debunking Estate Planning Myths Part 2

Presidential Debate Season – Debunking Estate Planning Myths Part 2 With the Presidential Election right around the corner, I am amazed at the quantity of hateful venom that crosses party lines. ...
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Presidential Debate Season - Debunking Estate Planning Myths Part 1

Presidential Debate Season – Debunking Estate Planning Myths Part 1 If social media is any indication, seemingly every human being watched the first Presidential Debate, and, perhaps more ...
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NFL Replacement Referees - An Estate Planning Analogy

Yes, I too was glued to the television screen this past Monday night. While I am a big sports enthusiast, I'm an even bigger fantasy football fan. This particular Monday night, however, I simply ...
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  • It’s Never Too Early to Have a Plan

    A properly drafted estate plan can bring peace of mind for you and your family.

    Start Your Plan
  • Navigating the Probate Process

    Let me help guide you through the often complicated legalities of the probate process.

    Get Help
  • Know Who’s
    On Your Side

    I have a passion for what I do and understand how this area of law can affect your future.

    Learn More About Me
  • Start with a Free Consultation

    Let me help you plan for your future. Contact my office for your free consultation.

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