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What a San Diego Probate Attorney Can Do for You in California Probate

California law does not require you to have an attorney to probate an estate, but the process is complicated. Furthermore, California probate requires close work with probate court, and even a very minor mistake can dramatically impact those set to inherit from the decedent’s estate. Consequently, using a knowledgeable California probate lawyer will not just help you meet all your deadlines and get all the necessary paperwork out, it will help protect you against liability.

Services a San Diego probate attorney will provide:

  • Initiating proceedings with California probate court
  • Determining any actions necessary with the assets of the estate
  • Referring you to other professionals necessary to complete probate
  • Drafting and filing necessary pleadings
  • Appearing at probate-related hearings on your behalf
  • Drafting the inventory and appraisal of estate and filing it with court
  • Advising you on best procedure if you need to sell real estate
  • Sending notification directly to known creditors
  • Reviewing incoming creditor’s claims with you for any necessary actions
  • Keeping heirs and beneficiaries notified on estate status
  • Advising you on what checks you need to issue
  • Drafting deeds needed to convey real estate
  • Following through on paperwork and receipts for you once estate has been distributed

In conclusion, if you’ve recently lost a loved one and now find that their estate needs to go through the probate process, you may want the help of a probate lawyer in San Diego with The Grossman Law Firm. Moreover, we offer probate, will contests, trust administration, and estate planning services to Riverside County and outlying areas. Get a free, 30-minute consultation with one of our attorneys by calling (951) 683-3704 or (888)443-6590, or fill out our quick contact form.

Also, be sure to request Scott Grossman’s must-read guide, available to you FREE, The Insider’s Guide to California Probate and Trust Administration.

Scott Grossman

Scott Grossman


The Grossman Law Firm, APC · 525 B Street, Suite 1500, San Diego, CA 92101 · (951) 523-8307

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