Estate Planning Zoom Seminar – April 20

Better than Nothing Estate Planning: Utilizing Free Resources to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Presented by Dylan Hendricks, Attorney

Please join us via Zoom on Tuesday, April 20, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m
$15 registration fee. Open to attorneys and the public via Zoom. No MCLE credit will be offered to attorneys.
To enroll, please call 530-362-5329 or email The Zoom link will be sent upon receipt of advance registration and payment, by check or money order, payable to the Nevada County Law Library, and mailed to 201 Church Street, Suite 9, Nevada City, California 95959. Include name, email, and phone number.

The seminar will cover the following topics:

1) A brief overview of California’s probate system including assets transfers on death and conservatorships to allow health and financial decisions to be made in the event of incapacity;
2) A review of California’s statutory form health care directive, power of attorney, and will;
3) An explanation of some of the gaps in the statutory forms and suggestions for additions that can make the forms more comprehensive; and
4) An overview of what decisions must involve a physician, and when it would be advisable to seek the advice of an attorney.

This program is geared to individuals who are looking for general information about estate planning or who seek an inexpensive way to prepare a very basic estate plan. While options for probate avoidance will be discussed, the tools promulgated by the Legislature that will be distributed at this program are not probate avoidance tools.

About Dylan Hendricks

Dylan Hendricks is an attorney at Hendricks McFarlane, P.C. in Grass Valley, California. She received her B.A. in 2002 from U.C. Berkeley and her J.D. in 2005 from Northwestern University. Her practice is focused on estate planning, trust and probate administration, conservatorships, and charitable advising. Dylan has prepared individualized estate plans for clients with a range of needs including probate avoidance, tax planning, business transfer planning, arrangements for minor children and people with disabilities, and health planning for end of life and catastrophic injury. Her experience extends from basic wills and trusts to complex charitable plans targeted to helping clients meet their personal and family objectives. Her charitable experience includes 501(c)(3) formation, ongoing organizational management, board policies, and gift acceptance and use. Dylan was previously Associate Director– Gift Planning Administration at U.C. Berkeley, where she and her team managed the administration of bequest, charitable remainder trusts, non-publically traded securities, and other complex gifts.

Dylan is mom to seven-year-old Sebastian and two-year-old Daphne and is a member of the Trust and Estates Section of the California Bar Association, the Nevada County Bar Association, and the Center for Nonprofit Leadership Board of Directors, the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, and Hospice of the Foothills Board of Trustees.