On its face, the DE-111 petition for probate looks fairly simple. We often receive calls from people who wonder why they need to hire someone to prepare such a simple-looking document. Unfortunately, to file a DE-111 petition for probate you will need several different forms and attachments. Although the DE-111 appears, on its face, to be somewhat simple, the completed documents with the required special attachments can be complicated. Surprisingly, a properly completed Petition is typically 15-20 pages!
Trying to prepare a California Petition for Probate? Here are instructions to fill out a petition for probate California form DE-111 and how to start the probate process. There's a downside, however, and you may want to hire a legal document assistant to help with the paperwork and avoid problems with your documents.
Losing a love one can be devastating. While most families grieve their loss, those left behind must also figure out what to do with their loved one’s estate. To distribute assets of a deceased person’s estate to his/her loved ones, a petition for probate must be filed with California court (if assets are held outside [...]
Looking for California Probate forms? Here are links to common forms to probate an estate in California. You will also learn where you can get free forms and low-cost probate help for many types of routine California probate cases.