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Trustee Responsibilities and Duties

A California Trustee Responsibilities and Duties

By legacy.lawyers | June 9, 2020 | Comments Off on A California Trustee Responsibilities and Duties

Trust Administration Checklist

By phil.l | April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The following is a trust administration checklist of trustee duties and responsibilities. STAGE ONE Conduct a thorough search for all estate planning documents. Look for all current and revoked wills, […]

Change the Executor of a Will

How to Change the Executor of a Will

By phil.l | January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the process of creating an estate plan, an important decision is made by the testator (the person creating the will) of whom will serve as the executor. While the […]

Transfer of Property After Death

Transfer of Property After Death Without a Will in California

By phil.l | December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a person dies intestate, which means without a will, a common question the family asks is, if there is no will who gets the decedent’s assets, house, or other […]

Duties of an Executor

The Legal Duties of an Executor

By legacy.lawyers | December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is an honor to be appointed as Executor in a will, though the legal duties of an Executor are weighty, important, and often complex. If you have been named […]

Probate in California Without a Will

Probate in California Without a Will

By phil.l | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

If someone dies without a will, it’s referred to as “dying intestate.” It means that loved ones will face the process of probate in California without a will. Unfortunately, probate […]

Sell the Decedents Home

Can an Executor Sell the Decedent’s Home

By legacy.lawyers | November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

In California, if you have been named the executor of an estate, you may have many questions, such as can an executor sell the decedent’s home? Although you will handle […]

Who can Contest a Will

Who can Contest a Will?

By legacy.lawyers | October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

If a loved one has passed away and left a will, you may be wondering what comes next. A will is a legal document that distributes assets after death according […]

Probate Court Hearing

Probate Court: What happens at a Probate Court Hearing?

By legacy.lawyers | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Losing a loved one is a trying time for family members and close friends. One thing that can complicate this even more is not knowing what to do with the […]

Contesting a Will

Grounds for Contesting a Will

By legacy.lawyers | October 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a loved one passes away, the family members become your strength and give you the courage to endure the pain. However, sometimes, the same family member(s) may become a […]

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