Probate is a Public LAWSUIT that you file against yourself, with your own MONEY for the protection of CREDITORS! Predators may learn of your loved one’s inheritance and seek to separate them from their assets.
Probate is the legal process of administering the estate of a deceased person by resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person's property under the valid will. If a person dies without a will, the court will administer the estate and distribute the deceased person's property according to the California State Probate Law. Attorney fees in the Probate administration are pre defined by the California Probate Code. If your loved one has deceased, we can help you administer the will and make the process as painless and easy as possible. Please contact us so we can help you administer the estate.
Probate administration involves appointing the personal representatives, giving/publishing notices to all known/unknown creditors, Inventory and Appraisals, Accounting and then Distribution. The Probate Administration usually takes between 6 months to 2 years to close.
Note: The steps mentioned above are to give you a general idea. Probate Administration involves various steps, which will differ for every estate