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Avoid Estate Planning Fraud

Beware of companies that sell “standard” living trusts through seminars, mailers, and telemarketing, without any concern for your overall estate plan. A “one size fits all” package can have a detrimental effect on your estate plan, and may result in property going to the wrong heirs while costing a great deal of money. Below are ways to spot potentially deceptive living trust companies:

  • Beware when there is no way of checking the credentials of the sales person or company.
  • Beware of a company that sells you a “self-help” kit requiring you to transfer your assets without explanations or supervision.
  • Be careful when the company charges small fees or offers discounts if you sign up immediately.
  • Watch out for companies with “sound alike” names confusing their services with legitimate organizations like AARP.
  • Look out for companies providing a trust as an excuse to sell you annuities.

Our Law Offices are located throughout the state and serves California in Elder Law and Estate Planning. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.

 



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