Our Attorney's at Hardisty and Hardisty are excellent communicators and strategize very thoroughly. They are honest, trustworthy and very capable. Highly recommended professional services in Contra Costa County, CA. Estate Planning is not just for the wealthy. Did you know that each of us has an estate? Your estate is the assets you own, items like you car, your bank account, your home or residence, any other real estate. Whether you are well off, or just getting by, we all have an estate that we cannot take with us when we die. This is why estate planning is important for everyone! If now is the time, to figure out what is best for you and your estate, give us a call. Most people want to have control over what happens to their "things" after their death. We want to choose who receives our property and make sure our wishes are carried through. In order to do that, clear instructions must be left behind for those who survive us. The goal of estate planning is to insure that your assets are transferred to your loved-ones with the least amount of taxes, legal fees and court costs as possible. Learn the importance of asset protection and business planning, or how about estate and gift tax figures so you know what is best for your assets. Do you have a family owned business? You may be interested in legacy planning. We also can help when you have a loss of a loved one, or need power of attorney for the aging of a loved one. Your attorneys at Hardisty and Hardisty, can help you make an educated decision that is right, for both you and your family.