If a disabled person is about to receive a substantial inheritance, these assets can be lost if proper action is not taken. Receiving financial inheritances can result in a disabled person’s disqualification from receiving certain benefits, such as social security or Medi-Cal.
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My loved one’s estate has real property worth less than $50,000. Do I have to open up a formal probate proceeding?
For smaller estates, the California probate code allows for certain procedures that are easier, quicker, and less expensive to administer an estate. Since every estate is unique, contact an experienced San Diego probate attorney who can help you choose the most efficient procedure for your matter.
Is a petition for partition the right action for me during or after a California probate administration?
Under California law, an action for partition is available to co-owners of property who want the court to divide real estate in an equitable manner among the parties. California probate or trust administrations often result in real estate being owned by multiple parties who otherwise would not choose to purchase or own property together.
Disputes among interested parties can arise early in the probate process. Consider taking these five steps to help prevent the matter from escalating.
Executors must explain to the probate court the manner in which the estate is to be distributed to close the estate. Avoid common errors made by others.
To avoid the rejection of a Petition for Probate, careful attention must be paid to the details. Avoid lesser-known potential pitfalls with these five tips.
If your loved one died without a will, you are probably wondering if their children can just come into his or her home and take what they want.
Whether or not you have to do a probate of your late spouse’s estate will depend on how title to your spouse’s property was held.