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

How Does Debt Affect California Probate Costs and Fees?

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.

California Probate Fees for Attorneys’ Extraordinary Services

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.

How California Probate Law Firms & Document Assistants Are Dealing with COVID-19

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.

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How Does Probate Cost Change With Estate Size?

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.

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Best Kept SECRETS to Keeping the Cost of Probate LOW

When they begin the process of settling a loved one's estate, most people are shocked to discover just how expensive the probate process really is! Therefore, these individuals are usually looking to save money wherever they can. Luckily, there are ways to avoid paying attorneys' fees and even some court fees during the probate process! Read on to learn how.

Best Reasons to Settle an Estate Without a Probate Lawyer

Are you an executor of an estate trying to determine whether or not you require legal representation for a probate case? If you're dealing with a simple, uncontested estate, you could save thousands of dollars in attorneys fees by representing yourself in probate! Plus, free legal resources and legal document assistants are available to help you through the process. Read on to learn more!

3 Situations That MAY Require a Probate Attorney

If you are the executor of an estate wondering whether you need to hire a probate attorney, check this out! In this article, we list three of the top signs the will or estate you're working with requires an attorney's advice. However, if none of these situations sound familiar to you, you may want to consider working with a legal document assistant instead!

What is a Bond in California Probate & How Do You Get One?

Whether you are the executor of an estate or an interested party in a probate case, it's important to have a solid understanding of when and why the court may require a bond. In fact, even if a decedent identified in their will that they do not want bond to be posted, a judge may STILL require one! Read on to learn more about probate bonds and how they may affect you.

By |September 6th, 2020|Categories: Probate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to File Probate in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County is home to one of California's more difficult probate courts to work with. Luckily, A People's Choice is here to help! With A People's Choice, you don't have to face the probate process alone - and you also don't have to spend a fortune on attorneys fees. Read on to learn more about our services and how to file probate with the Los Angeles County Court.

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