To file a lawsuit on behalf of your spouse regarding a trust, you must name the correct defendant. Learn more, here.
Articles about Probate
A power of attorney is a common document used in an estate plan. Unfortunately, there are several reasons why this document may be used for financial abuse.
California Probate is confusing. This articles explains how it is supposed to work and what can go wrong. Understanding what makes a probate successful to an attorney can help you understand what you should expect.
The duties of a personal representative in California are many. Unfortunately, the failure to properly carry out these responsibilities could potentially result in liability on the part of the personal representative. Personal representatives must be extra cautious where there is a dispute among the beneficiaries or creditors.
Many probate estates include a motor vehicle that must be cared for until it is distributed to the beneficiaries. This includes keeping insurance on the car.
Trusts are normally terminated in accordance with the terms of the trust instrument. In some cases, consider terminating the trust early.
Once an estate is closed, it typically remains that way. In some circumstances, however, the estate may need to be reopened. Learn more here.
During the probate of an estate, interested parties can petition the court to revoke the will. Minors are given a longer opportunity to initiate this action.