If a deceased beneficiary of an estate has a spouse, he or she may not be entitled to the decedent’s inheritance. It is important to understand the laws.
Articles about Filing Probate
Attorney Scott Grossman discusses if you should serve as administrator of the estate and if this is the right role for you.
The law for California will contests, probate litigation, and trust litigation is mostly found in the California Probate Code.
How to go about removing an administrator if your spouse passed away, and someone else was appointed administrator of his estate?
If your spouse predeceased you, it is possible that another individual was named administrator of his estate. Fortunately, you may be able to have the administrator removed and yourself appointed instead – if you are of higher priority as determined by the California probate code.
Under the laws governing wills and trusts in California, a beneficiary may be disqualified from receiving an inheritance in certain circumstances. For this reason, other beneficiaries or the executor or trustee of an estate or trust may bring forward a San Diego probate litigation matter.
A foster child may have rights to the estate of a foster parent, but certain circumstances must be met to successfully win a San Diego estate litigation matter.
If you are suspicious about a loved one’s changed life insurance policy beneficiary designation, take action. Taking these steps could help with legal action.
Disputes among interested parties can arise early in the probate process. Consider taking these five steps to help prevent the matter from escalating.