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Jillyn Sue Hess

Jillyn Sue Hess

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  • Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law ...
  • California
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Summary

Mrs. Verdon founded the Hess-Verdon in 1990 and has successfully advised high net-worth individuals and corporate executives with their estate tax and corporate matters. She is a noted speaker on the subjects of Trust Litigation, Business, and Real Estate Litigation, and Advanced Estate Planning matters.

As the Managing Partner, Mrs. Verdon has built a team of experienced lawyers focusing on the following:

Business Law and business dispute litigation
Real Estate Law and litigation
Special Needs Trusts for Disabled Family Members,
Charitable Planning and many strategies for wealthy families who own businesses.
Probate and Probate litigation
Trust Administration
Mrs. Verdon’s dedication to achieving results for her clients is unsurpassed. A track record of success and a reputation of excellence!

Hess-Verdon, a Southern California leading law firm, provides you, our preferred client, with the highest level of legal expertise and knowledge.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trust Litigation
  • Corporate Formation
  • Trust Administration
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    There is no cost or obligation. When calling in, you will be set up with an initial phone consultation. You will speak to one of our experienced attorneys. You will feel the difference when working with Hess-Verdon. A team of professionals.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, AMEX
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent Fees if the merits and nature of your case warrant.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We work with you to keep your fees to a minimum by designing a strategy that gets the maximum result. We work diligently to promote a favorable settlement with the least expenditure of time. We have successfully represented a large variety of clients. The successful outcome of any given case, which is always dependent upon its specific facts, can never be guaranteed.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Hess-Verdon & Associates PLC
- Current
Education
Western State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Western State Univ COL
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 146626
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Some Succession Planning Basics Business Owners Need to Know
New York Times
Uncertainty can follow grief when small business owner dies
Boston Herald
Websites & Blogs
Website
Hess-Verdon & Associates PLC
Website
Jillyn Hess-Verdon
Videos
Changes just before death and now new amendments?  Listen to this real life example from Jillyn Hess-Verdon from Hess-Verdon & Associates. What Happens to an Estate Plan if its Changed (Amended) Right Before Death?

Changes just before death and now new amendments? Listen to this real life example from Jillyn Hess-Verdon from Hess-Verdon & Associates.

https://hessverdon.com/attorney-profi... If you are married, do you know if you removed your A/B provisions out of your trust?  If you still have it, you need to listen to the video from Jillyn Hess-Verdon.  Home Page: https://hessverdon.com Are You Married? Still have the A/B Provision in your Trust? Need to REMOVE! Why? Learn More.

https://hessverdon.com/attorney-profi... If you are married, do you know if you removed your A/B provisions out of your trust? If you still have it, you need to listen to the video from Jillyn Hess-Verdon. Home Page: https://hessverdon.com

Inheritance Tax Changes and What You Should Know.. ATRA 2012 Inheritance tax changes.. became effective in 2013.  Did you update your trust and estate plan since 2013?  If not, make a note.. you have to!  The changes were significant. Inheritance Tax Changes and What You Should Know.. ATRA 2012

Inheritance Tax Changes and What You Should Know.. ATRA 2012 Inheritance tax changes.. became effective in 2013. Did you update your trust and estate plan since 2013? If not, make a note.. you have to! The changes were significant.

https://hessverdon.com/orange-county-...  First of all, Probate is a court-supervised procedure that can take several months to several years, depending on multiple complex factors.  For an uncontested probate proceeding, it can be between 10 months to 18 months. For contested, i.e., probate litigation, it can take years.  Now, a Probate attorney can guide you through the judicial process. The decedent’s estate is valued, beneficiaries are determined, and executor in charge of the estate is declared.  Our probate litigation attorneys are well versed in helping mitigate loss, ensuring a cost-effective and smooth process. How to Mitigate Probate Trust Litigation and get to Resolution Quickly!

https://hessverdon.com/orange-county-... First of all, Probate is a court-supervised procedure that can take several months to several years, depending on multiple complex factors. For an uncontested probate proceeding, it can be between 10 months to 18 months. For contested, i.e., probate litigation, it can take years. Now, a Probate attorney can guide you through the judicial process. The decedent’s estate is valued, beneficiaries are determined, and executor in charge of the estate is declared. Our probate litigation attorneys are well versed in helping mitigate loss, ensuring a cost-effective and smooth process.

https://hessverdon.com/orange-county-...  What is Probate and How Can You Avoid It? We understand the probate legal and administrative headaches you might face during such a difficult time. We also know it’s often difficult to find attorneys experienced in Trust and estates with proven litigation skills. So let’s go over a few crucial facts and best practices to ensure you get experienced legal counsel and avoid legal complications.  First of all, Probate is a court-supervised procedure that can take several months to several years, depending on multiple complex factors. Read on... Probate and How to Avoid it! Keep Your Family Wealth! Don't fall into the pitfalls.

https://hessverdon.com/orange-county-... What is Probate and How Can You Avoid It? We understand the probate legal and administrative headaches you might face during such a difficult time. We also know it’s often difficult to find attorneys experienced in Trust and estates with proven litigation skills. So let’s go over a few crucial facts and best practices to ensure you get experienced legal counsel and avoid legal complications. First of all, Probate is a court-supervised procedure that can take several months to several years, depending on multiple complex factors. Read on...

As the Trust trustee, you will have "fiduciary responsibility" or what is called your "ethical obligation" to the beneficiaries of the will or trust, meaning you are to follow the directives of trust document's terms for the benefit of both "settlor" and "beneficiaries."  Now once a person dies, the trust becomes irrevocable." Your objective as a Trustee is to stay out of "trust litigation." It is our recommendation to find an attorney to assist you in protecting an effective trust administration process. How Do You Select a Trustee? And What is a Trust Protector?

As the Trust trustee, you will have "fiduciary responsibility" or what is called your "ethical obligation" to the beneficiaries of the will or trust, meaning you are to follow the directives of trust document's terms for the benefit of both "settlor" and "beneficiaries." Now once a person dies, the trust becomes irrevocable." Your objective as a Trustee is to stay out of "trust litigation." It is our recommendation to find an attorney to assist you in protecting an effective trust administration process.

https://hessverdon.com : ATRA Lifetime Exemption Act.  Have you updated your trust since 2018? If you have not, listen to Jillyn Hess-Verdon speak on exemptions upon death, etc.. ATRA Lifetime Exemption Act: Learn about the new lifetime exemption...

https://hessverdon.com : ATRA Lifetime Exemption Act. Have you updated your trust since 2018? If you have not, listen to Jillyn Hess-Verdon speak on exemptions upon death, etc..

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Hess-Verdon & Associates PLC
Suite 1400
620 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: (949) 706-7300
Fax: (949) 706-7373
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