Protect Your Legacy with Estate Planning Brianna GilibertoHermann One of the most important decisions we can make in our lives is how best to divide our property upon our death. There is an ever-growing demand for estate planning and probate lawyers who are able to assist with this crucial decision as more individuals realise that estate planning is for anyone over the age of 18. This is especially true for homeowners. This month, we have the privilege of hearing from Brianna GilibertoHermann, a California lawyer with a wealth of experience in end-oflife planning and asset protection. In this article, she shares vital information on the necessity of trusts in ensuring one’s wishes are adhered to and on the best method of selecting successor trustees, drawing upon her own experience of navigating inheritance disputes. Feature of theMonth, with FEATUREOF THEMONTH 13 The only true means of avoiding probate and making sure your wishes are followed – and not whatever the law dictates – is with a revocable trust.