Affidavit re Real Property of Small Value

Affidavit re Real Property of Small Value

In California, if the combined value of a decedent’s real and personal property is $166,250 or less, various methods are available for asset collection without a full estate administration. The probate proceeding to follow to collect the small estate depends on the...
What is an executor of a will?

What is an executor of a will?

Being named the executor of a will in California can often be a little overwhelming, especially if you have no idea what to do. That’s why in this article, we’ll be guiding you through everything you need to know about being an Executor of a will; your...
Probate Petition Succession Property

Probate Petition Succession Property

Background If you own real property in your individual name, then the chances are extremely high that upon your death the real property will have to go through probate. Under California probate law, real property over the value of $166,250 (the probate threshold)...