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The Unofficial End to Summer

Labor Day weekend has sped up on us this year! While we still have some hot weather and summer days ahead, there’s a welcome briskness to the morning air, and just this morning, I noted leaves on the neighboring fruit trees changing colors from green to yellow. Alas, the end of summer is in sight! […]


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Asset Protection and What it Can Mean For Your Family

One of the greatest gifts a parent can give a child is an asset protected inheritance trust – but what does that mean, exactly? And how does this higher level of protection work? Does this ‘upgrade’ come as an added expense? When assets are given outright to a child, those assets are immediately exposed to […]


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What You May Not Know Regarding Trust Administration

The loss or incapacity of a parent or loved one is one of the most challenging things we’ll face in our lifetime.  Emotions are high and the process of having to deal with medical professionals can be daunting. Equally confusing can be wading through the legalities of one’s passing. If a loved one has his […]


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What Trusts and Empty Buckets Have in Common

When people have their estate plans created by other law firms, they almost always have a letter in their trust binder with instructions that say something like this: “Now that you have created a trust as part of your estate plan, it is important that you take steps to transfer your assets into the trust. […]


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How will you celebrate 4th of July?

At Celaya Law, we’re excited to celebrate another Fourth of July with our family and friends in Napa Valley. We love a good holiday and this one is dear to all of us as we take some time to celebrate this country’s history while participating in some fun local events with those we love. If […]


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Celaya Law Is Dedicated to Funding Your Trust

Meet Lynnette Seibert, our new Funding Coordinator…..  Originally from the Orange County and Inland Empire area, Lynnette graduated college from BYU with a BA in psychology. After college, Lynnette began a career in finance that has spanned the past 25 years.   Her first position was as a loan processor for a mortgage company, then after […]


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Celaya Law Now Proud Sponsors of Napa Silverados Baseball Club

We are proud to have joined the list of exciting sponsors for the Napa Silverados Baseball Club! Napa Silverados is into their second season of independent league baseball playing in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs.  Tito and Alma Fuentes, the new owners of the club, also operate Tito Fuentes Baseball – a non profit […]


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Happy Father’s Day From Celaya Law

For a handful of Father’s Days over the past 20 years, I’ve taken my children to a small, obscure cemetery in Orland, CA. In the serenity of that remote place, I reflect on how grateful I am for my father, Varge Henry Celaya, who is buried there. When he was in his early 20s and […]


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Mother’s Day Tribute

Many people believe that estate planning is only for the particularly wealthy who have elaborate plans in mind for passing money to their heirs. Nothing could be further from the truth! Estate planning is for everyone who cares about the well-being of those they love and desires to make a difference in their lives after […]


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Be a Good Friend – Educate Them About Advance Healthcare Directives

Do you have a friend who haven’t created their estate plan yet? If so, please share this article to them and help them understand the benefits of Advance Healthcare Directives. —– Nobody likes to think about their own mortality. But if you wish to maintain control over what happens to you if you get into an […]