What Makes a Handwritten Will Valid? Did your late loved one live in California and leave a handwritten will? Are you unsure whether it’s…
A will does not need to be notarized in California in order to be valid. If it is notarized, the notarization is not a valid substitute for a witness.
While truly omitted children typically do not have legal rights unless they can prove fraud, duress, or some other reason for overturning the validity of the will or trust, children who are accidentally left out may have rights.
In this article, California probate lawyer Scott Grossman explains how title to real property is transferred to heirs or beneficiaries, in or out of probate.
When appointed trustee of a trust, it is important to know what type of trust. Different types of trusts have different characteristics.