You’re Invited to a Special Educational Event …

The Real Truth About Estate and Financial Planning

How to Accumulate Wealth, Preserve Wealth and
Transfer Wealth to Loved Ones … Creating Legacies

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 5:30 PM

North University Community Library
8820 Judicial Drive, San Diego, CA 92122

Join us for a free informative event …

Now more than ever, estate and financial planning must be at the forefront of anyone that owns a home or has financial assets. Without proper planning, you may be overpaying taxes and fees and your estate may get settled in ways you never intended.

You and your guest are cordially invited to join Top San Diego Estate Attorney, Kristina R. Hess and Top Wealth Manager, Stuart Arakelian.

Stuart and Kristina bring you more than 50 years of combined experience and will reveal to you the latest proven techniques to accumulate and preserve wealth, providing asset protection and security for you and your loved ones for generations.

Join Ms. Hess and Mr. Arakelian to get answers to these and other important questions:

At our seminars you will find out in simple, straight forward terms how a Living Trust can protect against guardianship proceedings if you become ill or disabled, and transfer your estate to the loved ones of your choice upon your death without the expense and delay of probate.

Failing to Plan Is Planning to Fail. YOU DON’T HAVE TO WAIT!

Make Sure Your Legal & Financial House is in Order.

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Kristina R. Hess, Esq.

Kristina R. Hess is the founding attorney of KR Hess Law, PC in San Diego. Ms. Hess is a Berkeley Law Graduate and worked at premier international firms prior to opening her own Firm in 2009. Ms. Hess has practiced law for 18 years. Ms. Hess is known as the lawyer other lawyers hire for their estate planning – the highest compliment in the legal profession.

Further, Ms. Hess was voted “Best Lawyer” 2015 for and “Best Trust Attorney” 2017 for the San Diego North Coast (La Jolla to Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas). Ms. Hess is also the co-author of best seller, More Than Money: How to Leave a Lasting Legacy to Your Family.

Ms. Hess’ training and experience make her uniquely qualified to handle the most complex estate planning issues including:

  • Wills, living trusts and estates
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Asset protection
  • Probate and Trust administration
  • Special needs planning
  • Legacy planning

Ms. Hess graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law and also holds a master degree from the University of New Mexico, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a member of the California State Bar, New York Bar, and a member of Wealth Counsel (the nation’s largest estate planning organization).

Ms. Hess is a creative and strategic thinker who is passionate about assisting you to create the best estate plan possible and to create a legacy that lasts.

Ms. Hess enjoys playing soccer, tennis, doing yoga, the ocean and chasing after her three boys. Kristina has volunteered as an advisory board member for the Boys & Girls Club Montessori School, raised funds for her local church, and has coached youth soccer.

Stuart Arakelian

Stuart Arakelian entered the financial services industry over 30 years ago as an advisor where he was affiliated with two major national firms. Over this 10 year period he built a successful clientele and received excellent foundational training. His vision was to build his own independent practice where he addressed the shortcomings that he had experienced at his previous broker dealers.

Arakelian Wealth Management was formed in 1997 and since its inception Stuart has a built a thriving practice based on a personalized, comprehensive, transparent and independent wealth management process where the client’s best interests are always paramount. He has been recognized with numerous company and industry awards.

Most recently he was selected by Baron’s Magazine to attend their exclusive Top Independent Advisors Summit. Fewer than 5% of all advisors are selected to take part in this prestigious Summit. Stuart works with executives, small business owners, retirees and professional athletes in partnering in all facets of their financial lives. He resides in San Diego with his wife of 24 years, Caroline.

Stuart B. Arakelian is a registered representative with, and securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Strategic Wealth Advisors Group, a registered investment advisor. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group and Arakelian Wealth Management are separate entities from LPL Financial.