Orange County Estate Planning Lawyers
Law Firm OverviewWatkins, Blakely & Torgerson, LLP is an Orange County estate planning law firm dedicated to providing representation for matters including probate, trusts, wills, general taxation and much more. Commitment to each client is the bedrock of our firm. When you look to us to manage your estate plan or your probate matter, you will experience our commitment firsthand.
We understand you may be on unfamiliar ground when you come to see us. Our foremost desire is to be helpful, so we focus on educating our clients. We don't just want you to have the right documents; we want you to know what's in those documents, how best to use that information, and what effect that use will have. Whether you are just having your first child and you plan to draw up a will or you must draft a last will & testament in a very precise way, our firm can help.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Court Proceedings; Distribution of Assets; Estate Administration; Estate Litigation; Estate Taxes; Guardianships; Probate Administration; Probate Litigation; Living Trusts; Trust Administration; Irrevocable Trusts; Revocable Living Trusts; Special Needs Trust; Last Will & Testament; Living Wills; IRS Investigations; General Taxation; General and Limited Partnerships; Limited Liability Companies; Limited Liability Partnerships; Loan Agreements and Documentation; Dissolutions of Corporations; Partnerships.
- Orange County Bar Association
- State Bar of California
- American Bar Association
- Business Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. P. Arnsen Blakely
Business and Industry, Estate and Trust, Estate Planning, Inheritance Law, Intellectual Property
Mr. Joseph Mancini
Estate and Trust, Estate Planning, Inheritance Law, Probate, Will
Mr. Noel K. Torgerson
Estate and Trust, Estate Planning, Inheritance Law, Litigation, Probate
Mr. Paul K. Watkins
Contracts, Estate Planning, Personal Property, Real Estate
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Articles Published by Watkins, Blakely & Torgerson, LLP
Understanding Trust Administration
Managing a trust is an extremely important responsibility. For the trustee, it is crucial to become well informed of their rights and responsibilities in order to avoid any legal conflict in the future. It is not uncommon for people to be confused about what exactly a trust is and what its functions are. A trust refers to property given to a trustee to manage for the benefit of a third person.Read Article
Understanding How a Living Trust Works
Understanding how trusts can work can be confusing. In the following article, the particular nuances surrounding living trusts are outlined and explained.Read Article
What Is Probate?
When looking into estate planning, probate is often one of the most confusing processes for most people. Want to know what it means? In the following article, we will explain the process, the importance, as well as how a lawyer can help.Read Article