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If you need to make changes to your living trust, you can either amend the original document or create a new document with a California trust restatement. Read on to learn more about when a restatement is advised, and the benefits of restating a living trust. Then, be sure to contact A People's Choice to learn how we can help.
Faced with the complex process of a California conservatorship? One of the first steps of obtaining conservatorship in California is understanding the process. Then, you must complete complicated petition documents. Need help with this step? Be sure to contact A People's Choice for low cost, attorney-free assistance.
Raising a child is expensive, and doing so on your own is often not financially feasible. Therefore, many single parents must establish a paternity and child support order in California. While this process is complicated and involves many steps, you do not necessarily need to hire an attorney to complete it. Contact A People's Choice today to learn more.
Probating an estate is complicated to begin with - but what happens when the original will has been lost or destroyed? Probating a lost will requires proving that the testator did not intend to revoke the will. Luckily, A People's Choice can help you complete and file the proper documentation for probating a lost or destroyed will. Read on to learn more.
If there have been considerable changes in circumstances since the date of your spousal support order, you may be eligible for modification. For example, imprisonment or loss of employment are both legitimate reasons to request a California spousal support modification order. If you've experienced a change in circumstance and need to modify your spousal support, here are the steps you should take to do so.
If you have won a civil lawsuit and are owed money or property as ordered by the court, you are responsible for collecting judgment from the debtor. However, this collection is not always easy, and may involve an appeal, a renewal, and potentially further legal action. Luckily, there are laws and legal protections in place to help you get what is rightfully yours. Read on to learn more about collecting judgment in California and how A People's Choice can help.
There are many ways to avoid probate in California - WITHOUT having to hire an attorney! In this article, we've outlined the top five most popular tools our clients use to avoid probate. Interested in which is right for you? Contact us today to learn more!
Are you considering a getting a divorce in California? If so, you may want to consider divorce mediation! Divorce mediation is a low-cost, fast way to settle issues and finalize a judgment. Additionally, it's a great option for parties who are amicable and willing to compromise.
The California divorce timeline varies case by case. For example, an uncontested divorce may be finalized within several months, while an uncontested divorce can take years to terminate. Read on to learn about the average California divorce timeline and how the specifics of your case may affect the duration of your divorce.
With our living trust preparation checklist, a DIY trust is possible! Plus, by working with a registered legal document assistant such as A People's Choice, you can avoid high attorney's fees for help drafting your trust. Read on for our complete California living trust checklist and to learn more about the necessary actions that come along with writing a trust.
Probate is a complex process; however, it is also very procedural. Therefore, by following our step-by-step California probate guide, you can complete the process WITHOUT hiring an attorney! Plus, by hiring the services of a registered legal document assistant such as A People's Choice, you can ensure your legal documents are completed in an accurate and timely matter. Don't settle an estate on your own - contact us today!
Filing for legal separation in California is similar to the divorce process. However, the main difference between filing for legal separation and divorce is that under legal separation the parties will not end their marital status after dividing community assets and debts. Read on to learn more about the legal separation process in California and how A People's Choice can help.
The California probate process is complicated enough. Unfortunately, calculating probate costs and fees only makes the process more difficult. Read on to learn how to easily determine the cost of probate in California and how A People's Choice can help you lower that cost.
You can find all the California probate information you need on the website of the courts in your county. You might get overwhelmed when you see the amount of paperwork or read about the process of selling property that belongs to the estate. Unfortunately, California probate can appear complicated if you do not know what you are doing. It is helpful to work with someone who has dealt with a lot of probate forms before, such as a professional legal document assistant.
Coming to the realization that your marriage is over is a painful process. Fortunately, the divorce experience itself does not have to be. You may worry that getting a divorce will require months or years of stress and will drain your finances. You might be surprised that most couples are able to accomplish a painless divorce without all of that hassle, conflict, and expense. In fact, unless you have a very high net worth, you might not even need a lawyer.
The main purpose of probate law in California is to make sure the deceased person’s assets get passed on to the people he or she wants to inherit them. Through this process, the court resolves the deceased person’s other unresolved financial matters. The lifecycle of an estate lasts only as long as the probate process. At the end of probate, the estate settles, and the heirs collect their inheritance.
When you modify custody orders in California due to a change in personal circumstances, the amount of child support each parent must pay changes as well. Read on to learn how modifying child custody affects support payments, and how A People's Choice can help with the court hearing and required documentation.
When establishing guardianship for minors in California, it is important to understand the different options available and how each affects the legal rights of all parties. Read on to learn more about informal and legal guardianship, how to obtain each, and how A People's Choice can help.
Sometimes circumstances such as life changes or a parent's actions call for a change to child custody and visitation orders. However, parents must follow a specific process to request the court makes these changes. Therefore, using a legal document assistant can help ensure the correct documentation is prepared and filed correctly.