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California Estate Planning Laws

Although it sounds dramatic, writing your last will and testament is something everyone should do. Even if you don't think you have enough property to worry about, your family members need instructions about your final healthcare decisions, care of any minor children, and other needs.

California's estate planning laws are comparatively straightforward. Estate planning documents are available online.

Even though a will does not require an attorney, you should consider getting legal advice from an estate planning attorney before finalizing your will. Wills are legal documents, and an attorney can review your will for accuracy.

In California, wills also have requirements for witnesses and notaries.

You can find more information on California Estate Planning Laws below. If you're looking for an estate planning lawyer, you can find one near you with FindLaw's attorney referral service.

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