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California Probate Law: Key Terms & Tips to Navigate the Process

By |September 22nd, 2021|California Courts, Probate|

Navigating the intricacies of California probate law can be a complex and daunting task. Probate law governs the legal process of transferring property and assets after a person's death, and it includes everything from validating wills to paying off debts and distributing remaining assets to heirs or beneficiaries. In California, this process is guided [...]

What Is Probate Estate?

By |September 20th, 2021|Estate Planning, Probate|

As a popular saying attributed to Japanese writer Haruki Murakami goes, "death is not the opposite of life but a part of it." That brings to mind the fact that although death can stop a person from living, it can’t stop the person’s legacy from thriving. This, is related to the far less poetic, [...]

Purchasing Probate Property in California

By |June 25th, 2021|Probate|

When a property owner dies, what happens to their property? In most cases, their estate must go through probate before the property can be transferred to any heirs. This leaves many surviving relatives wondering how to probate real estate in California. Real estate subject to probate must go through the probate process before it [...]

The Most Effective Way to Navigate California Probate and Family Court

By |April 23rd, 2021|Probate, Family Law|

Losing a loved one is a sad and difficult time. It doesn’t help that while you’re dealing with your grief, you may also have to deal with the deceased person’s estate through a legal process known as probate. Legal matters are probably the last thing on your mind, but it is often up to [...]

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How Long Do You Have to File Probate After Death in California?

By |April 2nd, 2021|Probate|

How Long Do You Have to File Probate After Death? If you know someone who has been through probate in California, you probably noticed it can take a while. But how long do you have to file probate after death? How long does this sometimes complicated process take? In some ways, this hinges on the personal [...]

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California Family Probate Court: The First Things You Should Know about

By |March 24th, 2021|Probate|

Anyone who has experienced a death in the family has probably heard the mysterious term "family probate court” get thrown around. But what exactly does it mean? When a loved one passes away, they leave behind a lifetime of finances. Their final bills and debts must be settled, bank accounts closed, and property distributed. [...]

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