Financial elder abuse is a serious problem in estate planning. However, sometimes fraud is also caught after or during the probate process. Therefore, if an interested party files an action for financial elder abuse, California probate law can help rightful heirs repossess the decedent's assets.
Since early 2020, the California court system's response to coronavirus has resulted in a plethora of modifications to existing probate rules. However, these requirements vary greatly amongst county courts. As a result, individuals administering an estate should consult their local Superior Court's website for more information.
Probate is a complicated, lengthy process. However, with the proper knowledge, you can start your probate quickly and easily! Read on to learn the steps you should take BEFORE starting probate, including what you need to know prior to filling out your initial application.
Did you know that one of Walt Disney's grandchildren has been fighting for over 15 years to collect his inheritance? Read on to learn why the court is holding his money, and how YOU can prevent issues with probate court.
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.
What is informal probate, and what are kind of estates are eligible to avoid full probate in California? Read on to learn the types of informal probate in California and how A People's Choice can help with yours.
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.