The Probate Process in California
Responsibilities of Executor or Administrator
Out-of-State Issues During Probate
Below are a series of articles I’ve written to provide cursory insight into some of the nuances of California probate. Take a moment, read through articles that you believe apply to you, and ultimately reach out to me and discuss your questions during a free initial consultation.
- IS IT POSSIBLE TO AVOID WRONGFUL DEATH LIABILITY AGAINST A DECEASED PERSON’S ESTATE
- ARE “POUROVER WILLS” SUBJECT TO FORMAL PROBATE ADMINISTRATION
- SHOULD A PROBATE REPRESENTATIVE OR EXECUTOR HIRE A PROBATE LAWYER?
- AVOIDING PROBATE IN CALIFORNIA
- WHAT HAPPENS IF A CHILD INHERITS MONEY IN CALIFORNIA
- DISPOSITION OF CALIFORNIA ESTATE WITHOUT PROBATE AND CLAIMS AGAINST THE DISTRIBUTED CALIFORNIA ESTATE
- WHAT IF A BENEFICIARY OF A WILL HAS DIED?
- CALIFORNIA HOLOGRAPHIC WILLS
- CALIFORNIA ANCILLARY PROBATE FOR CANADIAN CITIZENS
- CALIFORNIA MISSING PERSON PRESUMPTION OF DEATH; COURT DECLARATION OF DEATH AND CALIFORNIA PROBATE OF ESTATE OF MISSING PERSON
- CALIFORNIA PUTATIVE SPOUSE AND DISTRIBUTION OF ESTATE ASSETS
- CONTINUING OR INITIATING LAWSUITS ON BEHALF OF DECEDENTS
- IMPORTANT CHANGE IN MEDI-CAL RECOVERY RULES
- WHAT HAPPENS IF A PERSON DIES WITHOUT A WILL?
- HOW DOES INHERITANCE AFFECT MY “MEANS TESTED” SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI) BENEFITS AND/OR MY “MEANS TESTED” MEDI-CAL BENEFITS?
- NO LIVING BENEFICIARY ON AN INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (IRA)? WHAT NOW?
- HOW TO TRANSFER A CAR FROM A DECEDENT TO AN HEIR WITH AND WITHOUT PROBATE IN CALIFORNIA
- REAL ESTATE NOT IN THE TRUST PROBATE OR “HEGGSTAD PETITION” NEW DEVELOPMENTS
- CALIFORNIA SMALL ESTATE PROCEDURE
- WRITTEN GIFT LIST (OUTSIDE OF THE WILL)
- WHAT HAPPENS IF I INHERIT CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE WITH A RECORDED DEED OF TRUST (MORTGAGE)?
- HOW DO I OBTAIN A CALIFORNIA DEATH CERTIFICATE?
- COMMON MISTAKES AN ADMINISTRATOR OR EXECUTOR CAN MAKE DURING PROBATE AND HOW TO AVOID THEM.
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