What happens if I die without a will?

If you die without a will you will not be able to choose who receives your assets. Instead, your closest relatives or heirs inherit your wealth according to intestate succession laws. Intestate succession laws control which surviving family members of the decedent inherit their assets after probate when the person did not leave a will. The statutory [...]

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Why have a trust?

The biggest benefit of having a trust is that it avoids probate. In California, estates with real property or estates valued over $166,250 usually have to be settled through some type of formal court probate process. This process is very costly and can take from 5 to 7 months to complete. With a trust, administration [...]

By |2021-02-18T10:23:09-08:00February 12th, 2021|, |0 Comments

What is probate?

Probate is a legal proceeding required to settle a deceased person’s estate, paying all debts of the decedent, and distributing the property to the heirs and beneficiaries. When a Living Trust holds the title to some of the decedent’s property, however, that property can pass to the beneficiaries without going through probate. A court probate of [...]

What is included in A People’s Choice’s Flat Fees?

Our flat fees cover all document preparation as specifically outlined in our Contract For Services. Our flat fees always include a courtesy allocated amount of communication via email. This allocation should adequately cover most client's email needs. Our business strategy in offering competitive pricing is based on our volume of document preparation. We understand that clients [...]

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Why choose A People’s Choice for your document needs?

A People’s Choice has been in the legal document preparation business for over 40+ years. Unlike many other companies who hide in internet obscurity, we provide our toll-free and local telephone numbers as well as our address on our website. We are not attorneys, and we do not provide legal advice; however, we do provide [...]

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