What Happens if You Die Without a Will?

Writing a will can be scary because it requires you to think about your own mortality. It can be just as frightening to think about what will happen if you die without a will. You might have heard that the state takes all your assets after you die without a will, but in fact, that rarely happens. If you die without a will you will not be able to choose who receives your assets.

By |2020-03-21T14:12:09-07:00March 21st, 2020|Estate Planning, Probate|0 Comments

Probate an Estate with Lost Will

If you have to probate an estate with lost will in California, it is not an easy task. If a will is lost, specific facts, circumstances, and state law will decide which family members inherit the decedent’s assets. For example, if the will was revoked prior to the decedent’s death, and a new will did [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:35-08:00November 11th, 2016|Probate|Comments Off on Probate an Estate with Lost Will