A Wealth Of Articles On California Probate And Trust Litigation
In Scott Grossman's library of information, find out what you need to know about the California probate process, assets distribution, and trusts administration and litigation.
This article explains whether a will contestant should speak to a family member on the other side of the case in California. If you need an attorney to represent you contact us today.
This article focuses on how undue influence is proven in a California will contest or trust contest. If you suspect undue influence contact us today.
This article discusses a will contest based on lack of capacity (or mental incompetence) and explains the legal requirements to contest a will or trust in California. If you need help contesting a will or trust contact us today.
Under California trust law, trustees have an obligation to fulfill certain duties. In 1995, California adopted its own version of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act, imposing a prudent investor rule. Learn more here.
Unfortunately, disputes surrounding a California trust administration will lengthen the time and expense needed to wrap up the estate.
For small estates there may be simpler ways to administer the affairs of your loved one without having to open up a full probate proceeding involving the San Diego probate court. Small Estates and Summary Proceedings may be an option to full probate.
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.
If you cannot find a missing or lost will after a loved one passed and you are confident that your loved one prepared one before he or she passed, you should follow these steps to find it.