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...
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....
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)...