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Updated: 06.03.2024

Who Is an Executor of Estate and What Are His/Her Responsibilities?

“You can’t take it with you when you go.” It’s a cliche, yes, but it is also a truth that matters. If someone dies with a valid will, the...
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Updated: 06.07.2024

How to Find a Good Estate Planning Attorney: 9 Tips from a Professional Estate Planning Attorney

Do you need an estate planning lawyer? Well, yes, you do. Although you can’t control when you will die, estate planning helps you control the...
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Updated: 06.07.2024

How Do You Get a Conservatorship in California?

A conservatorship is an arrangement whereby one person or organization, known as the conservator, manages the personal life and/or finances of an...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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Britney Spears’s Conservatorship Case Explained

Only the involvement of a major celebrity can turn a “dry” legal issue such as conservatorship into a major news story. Britney...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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Common Types of Elder Abuse

The National Council on Aging estimates that one in 10 Americans aged 60+ has been subject to some form of elderly abuse. Elder abuse is not simply...
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Updated: 04.18.2023
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What Happens If You Die Without a Will in California?

If you die without a valid will, the probate court will distribute your assets in accordance with California’s intestate succession law....
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Updated: 07.29.2021
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How Long Does It Take to Probate a Will in California?

How long does the probate process take in California? The short answer is that it generally takes anywhere from nine to 24 months. In the case of...
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Updated: 01.18.2024
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California Probate Fees

A loved-one’s death may trigger the probate process. When it comes to probate, and probate costs in California, there are many issues to...
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Updated: 10.22.2021
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The 8 Stages of California Trust & Estate Litigation: Appeal

A party that loses at trial in a trust or estate dispute generally has a right to appeal. California Probate Code Sections 1300-1304 enumerate the...
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Updated: 01.11.2024
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Four Things To Know About Testifying

You’ve just been served with a subpoena to testify at a deposition. A regulator has served you with a demand for an “on-the-record”...
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