California Probate Legal Archives: General legal news, resources and more for consumers seeking information about the California probate process, alternatives to California probate, how an individual can avoid probate and other probate-related issues.

How to File Probate in San Joaquin County Without a Lawyer

Do you need to file probate in San Joaquin County? Are you shocked to find out how expensive to file probate in San Joaquin County through a probate attorney? Don't despair as there is another low-cost option that might pleasantly surprise you. Probate involves the court supervised process of paying a deceased person’s debts and [...]

By | October 14th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

How to File a California Probate in Contra Costa County Without a Probate Lawyer

Learn how to file probate in Contra Costa county without a lawyer. Discover how to access Contra Costa County probate notes, find a Contra Costa co. probate referee and more!

By | October 10th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

Trust or Will – What Estate Planning Tool is Best for You?

Creating an estate plan with a trust or will will make sure your wishes are followed and your family is taken care of after your death. These estate planning tools can help protect your assets and limit your tax liabilities.

By | October 8th, 2017|Estate Planning, Probate|0 Comments

How to File Probate in Mono County Without an Attorney

Learn how to file probate in Mono county without a lawyer. Discover tips on how to find a mono probate referee, where to locate mono county local rules for probate cases and more!

By | September 19th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

How to File Probate in Stanislaus County

Would you like to file probate in Stanislaus County? This article provides helpful tips in doing so. Contact us for more information about how to file probate in Stanislaus County. Overview of Probate in Stanislaus CountyProbate courts oversee the legal transfer and the administration of property of minors, deceased, and physically or mentally disabled individuals. [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

File Probate in Tuolumne County

Do you need to file probate in Tuolumne County? Review our helpful tips below to get started. Fortunately, you do not have to hire an attorney to file probate in Tuolumne County. This article will explain how you can avoid paying high statutory attorney fees by using a legal document preparation service. First, be aware [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

File Probate in Santa Cruz County

Do you need to file probate in Santa Cruz County? A People’s Choice can help you fill out the forms you need to file for probate in Santa Cruz County. Despite common myths, you do not need to hire an attorney to probate an estate in California. To begin with, hiring a Santa Cruz probate [...]

By | September 3rd, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

Handling Estate Creditors and Probate Claims

One aspect of the California probate process is dealing with estate creditors and probate claims. First and foremost, California has specific laws on probate procedures including how estate creditors and probate claims are to be paid. The estate’s representative (executor or administrator) must notify all interested parties that the decedent has passed away so monetary [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

File Probate in Merced County

If a decedent lived in Merced County or owned real property in Merced County, you may find yourself facing having to file probate in Merced County. Since the probate process varies from county to county, this article will give you useful tips to file probate in Merced County.  Fortunately, you do not have to hire [...]

By | August 12th, 2017|Probate|0 Comments

Common Probate Words and Terms

Understanding probate words and terms is not easy for non-legal professionals. Most forms are written in legalese in which some lawyers don’t even understand. This article will help you understand common probate words and terms. Keep it as a handy reference guide when you come across a probate word or term you have not seen before. [...]

By | July 22nd, 2017|Estate Planning, Probate|0 Comments