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Dealing with an indebted estate can make the probate process a bit more difficult to navigate on your own. Further, if you run into issues with creditors, you will most likely need to hire an attorney. Unfortunately, this will have a huge impact on probate costs and fees in California.
Probate comes with a plethora of fees, including hefty statutory attorneys' fees. However, in California, the court may also rule that estates pay "extraordinary" fees to attorneys. Learn what these fees are and how to avoid them.
Did you know personal representatives are entitled to financial compensation for administering their loved one's estate? Read on to learn just how much executors are paid, and how it affects the estate and beneficiaries.
COVID-19 has limited most probate-related court appearances and meetings with lawyers to teleconferences. Luckily, A People's Choice's services were designed to alleviate the stress of probate and other legal proceedings. Therefore, our document completion and filing assistance already helps keep our clients and employees safe. Read on to learn more about our virtual assistance services and how we can help you with probate.
If you are in the process of divorcing your spouse in California, you should know what property you are entitled to keep in your possession. California is a community property state, so anything purchased or earned during the course of a marriage should be split 50/50. Read on to learn more about what constitutes community property and how it is divided.
Wondering how probate costs can get SO high? Most of the time, the huge cost of probate is due to statutory attorneys' fees based on high estate value! Read on to learn more about how the value of an estate affects the ultimate cost of probate. Plus, learn how A People's Choice can help keep costs low.
For those in the process of or considering getting divorced, one of the major questions you'll face is what assets you'll be entitled to. Between shared property, pension plans, and even debt, your portion may or may not be what you had in mind.
When they begin the process of settling a loved one's estate, most people are shocked to discover just how expensive the probate process really is! Therefore, these individuals are usually looking to save money wherever they can. Luckily, there are ways to avoid paying attorneys' fees and even some court fees during the probate process! Read on to learn how.
Are you an executor of an estate trying to determine whether or not you require legal representation for a probate case? If you're dealing with a simple, uncontested estate, you could save thousands of dollars in attorneys fees by representing yourself in probate! Plus, free legal resources and legal document assistants are available to help you through the process. Read on to learn more!
If you are the executor of an estate wondering whether you need to hire a probate attorney, check this out! In this article, we list three of the top signs the will or estate you're working with requires an attorney's advice. However, if none of these situations sound familiar to you, you may want to consider working with a legal document assistant instead!