Estate administrators need to determine the actual value of the estate as a whole in order to complete the probate process. In California Probate Referees are appointed for property appraisals.
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In California, Will contests and Trust litigation will soon make the decedent’s succession a very long and costly process, says probate lawyer Scott Grossman.
If your loved one was the victim of will fraud, you may have cause to contest the validity of the will. View here for more from a San Diego probate attorney.
If you suspect that the trustee of a trust is acting improperly, they may be guilty of breach of trust. View here for more from a San Diego probate attorney.
Executor theft occurs far more often than many people think. View this page for an overview of steps to take from a California probate litigation attorney.
Certain beneficiaries may be ineligible to receive estate assets under California probate law. View here for more from a San Diego trust litigation attorney.
Obtaining a copy of a trust can be tricky if the trustee is not cooperating. If you think you are entitled to a copy of the trust watch this video
Temecula attorney Scott Grossman discusses what ancillary probate is, and outlines the circumstances for which it is needed under California law.