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Most people do not like to think about the future or what will happen to their property after they pass away. This is a natural reaction, but our attorneys at Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC encourage you to take the initiative and get your assets and property in order as early as possible. This is for your own peace of mind, as well as for the benefit of your loved ones.

Here are some of the excellent reasons why you should hire our attorneys:

  • We put 50 years’ combined experience on your side.
  • Our firm delivers exceptional client service.
  • We offer top-rated counsel for even the most complex matters.
  • Our team includes a California Board-Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, and Trust & Probate Law.

An excellent estate plan not only provides security for your loved ones but also gives you certainty that your property will be passed on to those whom you desire to receive it. No estate is too large or too small to be eligible for an estate plan, so contact our professional corporation today to get started!

Understanding the Importance of Estate Planning

Last will and testament documentOne of the main purposes of estate planning is to avoid probate. When a person passes on without leaving a clear estate plan–or any estate plan at all–the issue must be resolved through the difficult, stressful, and often emotional legal process known as probate.

A discovery process will need to be undertaken to uncover the entirety of the late individual's property and assets, after which their estate will be divided and distributed to all relatives, heirs, and beneficiaries under the supervision of the court.

Probate can be extremely problematic, often because arguments are sparked over who should receive what. All it takes to avoid these complications is excellent estate planning, an estate plan that explicitly states who receives every part of the estate.

To do this, you will need a qualified estate planning lawyer who is fluent in California’s legal system for both probate and estate planning. At Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC, we have the experience and dedication to craft a personalized, creative plan with you.

The Components of an Estate Plan

The key components of an estate plan include wills, will substitutes, trusts, powers of attorney, medical directives, and tax considerations. It only takes one small mistake, or even an ounce of ambiguity, and your estate could end up in the wrong hands or get wrung through probate court. Make sure you hire a capable Orange County estate planning lawyer from our professional corporation to properly draft a comprehensive estate plan.

We can represent your interests in matters of estate plan & elder law that include:

Contact Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC

Matters of elder law and estate planning are too important to be put off until a later date. The sooner you get everything in order, the sooner you can relax in the knowledge that your property and possessions are secure after you pass on. While estate planning might at times appear an unnerving or even insensitive area of law, it does not have to be this way. Our team of compassionate, friendly lawyers is ready to go above and beyond to help you through the estate planning process as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Call  (714) 384-6053 today to take advantage of a case evaluation. Contact us to see how we can help!

Why Work With Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC?

  • With 50 years of combined experience, we've handled cases of all types and can confidently help you.

  • We strive for excellence. Our knowledgeable and courteous staff work hard so that you don't have to.

  • We handle each case on a one-on-one basis and explore all possible options with you.

Client Testimonials

See how we've helped our past clients.
  • “I'm extremely happy with the advice and resultant estate plans provided.”

    Annette F.

  • “Noah is so knowledgeable, informative and very caring.”

    Roxanne B.

  • “I was happy with her research, in fact my meetings were a point of learning.”

    Dorothy C.

  • “Their costs are amazingly reasonable.”

    Anne M.

  • “I want to thank you both very much for all that you did.”

    Tony L.

  • “Tamsen is an extremely thorough, proficient and creative attorney.”

    Tina M.

  • “Mr. Herbold was extremely honest with information and probable outcome.”


  • “Tamsen is nothing short of amazing.”

    Regina S.

  • “Ms. Reinheimer's excellence in these areas is clearly apparent.”

    Susan B.

  • “I would recommend her highly!!”

    James C.

  • “A very professional service in an easy to understand approach”

    Teresa Y.