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 a Probate Attorney, and What Functions Do They Perform?

What Is a Probate Attorney, and What Functions Do They Perform?

What is a probate attorney, and what do they do? Many people wonder whether it’s even necessary to hire a probate attorney in California, CA.  State laws allow almost anyone to act as an executor and complete the probate process. However, it is wise to seek legal...
Dealing With Assets Subject to California Probate

Dealing With Assets Subject to California Probate

When someone dies owning assets subject to California probate, winding up the estate becomes more complex. Finding all the assets, locating and speaking to creditors, and ensuring all beneficiary designation is correct is a time-consuming and challenging process. ...