California Probate Blog And News2020-05-14T14:53:59-07:00

Best Source For California Legal Forms

Are you looking for online California legal forms? If so, you're in luck! In this article, we provide links to some of the best sources for free legal documents for use in the California justice system. However, be very careful when using these forms. Typically, it is in your best interest to complete legal forms with help from a legal document assistant like A People's Choice. We can help ensure your forms are filled and filed completely and accurately.

What Happens When When You Die Without a Will in California?

If one of your family members dies without a will, what happens to their estate? Can you control who receives which assets? What if the person is unmarrried or has dependent children? Read on to learn the answers to these questions and more.

Probating A Lost Will in California

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.

By |May 26th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid Probate in California

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!

Tips and Best Kept Secrets for Executors of Estates

Being appointed executor of an estate can put you in a stressful situation, but luckily there are a plethora of options out there to help simplify the process! For example, in this blog post we've outlined our top tips and best kept secrets for executors of estates. Plus, we provide hands-on legal document assistance so you don't have to hire an expensive attorney! Reach out today for more information about how we can help.

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The California Probate Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

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!

What are Letters Testamentary?

In order to settle a California estate, the personal representative or heir must obtain the court’s permission to carry out their duties. Therefore, they must petition the court for either letters testamentary or letters of administration for this permission. Read on to learn more about letters testamentary and how to obtain an order to administer your loved one’s estate.

California Probate Information

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.

By |May 9th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , |0 Comments

Introduction to Probate Law in California

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.

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