Trusts and Estates

Season 3, Episode 4: Pits and Pearls of Personal Property Issues after Death

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In this episode, our guests, Marguerite Lorenz, Master Trustee, and Todd Stephenson, estate liquidator, will be discussing the difficulties that are encountered in dealing with personal property after someone has died. This episode is geared towards estate planners who are looking to create a well-rounded plan to avoid unnecessary family strife after a client’s passing, as well as to the general public to get ideas on how to keep children from fighting after their passing. We will share stories of good and bad plans as well as provide ideas on how best to create a plan to keep families out of court and in harmony. 

About Our Guests:

Marguerite Lorenz, Master Trustee, Managing Partner at Lorenz Private Trustees, and author of Ethics for Trustees 2.0, available on Amazon. Marguerite is in her 20th year as a professional trustee, executor and agent.

Marguerite can be reached at 877-630-8448,

Todd Stephenson, owner and founder of Estate Sale Warehouse. Estate Sale Warehouse has been providing personal estate liquidation solutions since 1994 in San Diego and surrounding areas.

Todd can be reached at (760) 433-6549,

About Our Host:

Host Kimberly R. McGhee is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and V.A. Certified Accredited Attorney. She is a Member of the California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Executive Committee (TEXCOM), former President of the Southern California National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member of the Board of Directors for Palomar Health Medical Group, Member of the Board of Directors for Southern Caregiver Resource Center, contributing author and editor for CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar’s) Trusts & Estates practice guide and Vice-Chair of the North County Bar Association California Conference of Delegates. She also serves as a Court Appointed Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem in the Superior Court of San Diego County, California.  

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