If you would like to clear title, then the transfer of ownership can be done with the assistance of an automobile club. In all cases, you will be asked to submit a list of documents.
This is a good question, because many people create a trust only to fail to take all the steps necessary to bring all their assets under the trust. Property not held in the trust may have to go through California probate.
If you are unsure of whether or not your parents had a will or trust when they died, know what steps you can take to find out. Probate may be necessary.
If your parents have passed away, find out what you can do to transfer the title to their house here. It truly depends on how the title to their house was held at the time that they died.
Sometimes full probate is not required. One example is the ability to transfer car titles or other vehicle titles or interests in those titles outside of full probate. An experienced probate lawyer can assist you in figuring out if you are able to transfer certain assets outside of probate.
Several states currently allow the use of transfer on death deeds to avoid the need for probating real estate. California may be the next state to do so.
When Do I Get My Money from the Probate? The short answer is nobody’s supposed to get anything until probate closes. And how long that will take will depend upon the assets that are going through probate and also the county that you’re in.
Transfer on death deeds have been the subject of a California study. The commission in charge of the study has recommended that they be allowed in the state.