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MY FATHER HAS RECENTLY BEEN ILL AND DOES NOT HAVE A TRUST OR…

MY FATHER HAS RECENTLY...

MY FATHER HAS RECENTLY BEEN ILL AND DOES NOT HAVE A TRUST OR FINANCIAL POWER OF ATTORNEY. HE LIVES 600 MILES AWAY FROM ME AND I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF THINGS LONG DISTANCE. SHOULD I HIRE AN ATTORNEY IN HIS HOMETOWN OR MINE TO GET A TRUST SET UP

Lawyer's Assistant: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

CALIFORNIA

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

NO

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

HE HAS DEMENTIA AND IS IN ASSISTED LIVING, HE HAS A SAVINGS AND A PENSION AND OWNS A HOME WHICH HE HAS AGREED TO SELL TO HELP PAY FOR HIS CARE.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you. Do you know how long it normally takes to set up a trust

It does not take very long. It really depends on the complexity of the estate and the types of assets which need to be transferred to fund the trust.

It can take anywhere from a week to several months.

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