California’s Probate Code recognizes surviving spouses as rightful heirs of a deceased’s estate. The California Legislative Information website notes that the probate court may verify
If you have elderly parents, you may want to encourage them to put their financial affairs in order. After all, creating a comprehensive estate plan
As you plan your estate, you want to make your executor’s job as easy as possible. If you expect to leave unpaid debts when you
Estate planning is a critical aspect of planning for the future. Even if documentation is already in place, second marriages cause the need for change.
Estate planning includes naming a trusted individual to serve as your estate’s personal representative. While many individuals choose a spouse or an adult child, you
In most cases in California, after a death, an estate representative will close out the estate through the probate process. The California Courts note that
When a person dies without a will or any form of estate plan in California, a host of important outcomes await decisions. Unfortunately, for the