Search Site
Recent Blog Posts
11 - 18 of 18
Page 2 of 2

Avoiding Probate: A Critical Message That You Really Need to Hear Now

You’ve worked ridiculously hard to achieve your dreams and plan sensibly for the future. Furthermore, you’re almost certainly overwhelmed by the various inputs coming into your world. We’re all busier than ever, facing interruptions from social media, from our work, from family obligations and beyond. While it’s perfectly fine to spend some time just reacting Read More

Read More

Five Reasons to Amend/Update Your Estate Plan?

One of the powers typically stated in a Revocable Living Trust is the power to amend your Trust as long as you have the legal capacity to do so.  Other Estate Plan documents such as a Power of Attorney, Medical Directive, and Beneficiary Designations can also be amended at any time as long as you Read More

Read More

Your Guide to Better Incapacity Protection in Your Estate Plan

There’s no one-size-fits-all estate plan, but any robust one will protect your privacy, free you from court interference, help you protect and manage your assets, save you money on taxes, and enable you to name the people you trust the most to act on your behalf. While plenty of estate planning deals with the distribution Read More

Read More

Avoid Living Probate: How to Keep Guardians and Conservators Out of Your Estate

While most proactive individuals know the importance of having a well-rounded estate plan, it is typically considered as something that will take effect after they have passed away. But there are in fact many ways in which comprehensive estate planning can have a positive impact on your life while you are still around to reap Read More

Read More

Which life events that require an immediate estate plan update?

  Estate planning is the process of developing a strategy for the care and management of your estate if you become incapacitated or upon your death. One commonly known purpose of estate planning is to minimize taxes and costs, including taxes imposed on gifts, estates, generation skipping transfer and probate court costs. However, your plan Read More

Read More

Treating Children Fairly Does Not Necessarily Mean Equally

Most parents want to treat their children fairly in their estate planning and many assume that means having their children inherit equally. But fair does not necessarily mean equal. There may be special circumstances to consider. For example: Parents may want to provide more to a child who struggles to support his family on a Read More

Read More

The Perils of Joint Property

People often set up bank accounts or real estate so that they own it jointly with a spouse or other family member. The appeal of joint tenancy is that when one owner dies, the other will automatically inherit the property without it having to go through probate. Joint property is all perceived to be easy Read More

Read More


Welcome to the official blog of Andrew W. Gilliland Attorney-at-Law. We will begin posting on this blog shortly, so please check back regularly for updates about the firm, notable cases and more.

Read More
11 - 18 of 18
Page 2 of 2
Contact us

Please fill out the form below and one of our attorneys will contact you.

Quick Contact Form

Our Office
  • Riverside Office
    6809 Indiana Ave
    Suite 130-B1
    Riverside, California 92506
    Phone: 951-246-2370
  • Temecula Office
    27247 Madison Ave.
    Suite 113
    Temecula, California 92590
    Phone: 951-296-0205
  • Utah Office
    9980 S. 300 W.
    Suite 200
    Sandy, Utah 84070
    Phone: 801-285-0886