Wills, Living Trusts and Gun Trusts
The task of drafting your final wishes is a difficult thing to do. At The Sherron Law Firm, we want to make that process easy on you so that you can give your loved ones the gift of a solid plan for your assets after your death.
Wills and Trusts
The task of drafting your final wishes is a difficult thing to do. At The Sherron Law Firm, we want to make that process easy on you so that you can give your loved ones the gift of a solid plan for your assets after your death. Planning for your assets and family after your death should be a celebration of all that you have worked so hard for and those you love. Estate planning can be complex and it is important to tackle that process with care and efficiency. We dedicate ourselves to providing a range of estate planning services to help protect your heirs from a lengthy and expensive probate process.
started. We are also here to educate you as to what package is best for you based on your individual needs and that of your family. A well drafted living trust can ensure not only that your estate assets pass to your heirs as you wish, but during your life, will ensure necessary provisions have been put in place to provide for your medical and financial decision making should you ever be unable to care for yourself.
Finally, our staff will continue assisting you for years to come as your family grows and life circumstances change. We will be here to assist you with any changes or modifications you may need in the future. Give our office a call and allow us to give your heirs the gift of a solid estate plan.
Along with a solid estate plan, if you are a gun owner, a gun trust can ensure future generations of responsible gun ownership. In the ever changing world of gun law, gun trusts protect gun owners by allowing the guns to be owned by a trust. Like living trusts, a gun trust can avoid the probate profess which is a matter of public record.
Our staff is dedicated to protecting family traditions of proper gun use by preparing Gun Trusts. As firearms become increasingly regulated, Gun Trusts may be used to prevent newly defined assault weapons from being surrendered for destruction when you die. Putting firearms in a traditional trust or using a will to transfer them after your death, can expose your loved ones to possible state and federal criminal charges. Loved ones who inherit your guns may not be aware of the strict laws relating to the use and possession of certain fire arms. Violation of these laws can result in sever penalties and ignorance is no excuse for violation of the law.
Owning guns through a gun trust is a very responsible method of gun ownership. Many families enjoy gun use together. However, if a gun is registered to one person, other family members could be in violation of the law by possessing and using that gun. Gun Trusts allow multiple members of a trust (trustees) to legally be able to use and possess the same gun.
In California, a Gun Trust is necessary to keep control and access to the gun collection separate from other assets which may be part of an individual’s revocable living trust. Call our office to schedule a consultation and discuss how to protect you, your heirs, and your gun collections, before it’s too late.