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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 […]

How Long Does Probate Take

How Long Does Probate Take?

By legacy.lawyers | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is very difficult to recover from grief after the loss of a loved one. However, it is important to settle a deceased’s estate worth $150,000 or above. The estate […]

Undue Influence

Signs of Undue Influence on the Elderly

By legacy.lawyers | October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Elderly individuals experiencing loneliness and dementia are highly vulnerable to being taken advantage of through “undue influence.” This unfortunate reality is all too common, especially when the senior citizen has […]

California Probate Process

The California Probate Process: What You Need to Know

By legacy.lawyers | October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

When a person dies, their money and property is generally what forms their estate. This estate is required to be distributed to the decedent’s heirs according to their wishes. To […]

Probate Costs

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

If someone In California dies with $150,000 or more in assets that are not assigned to heirs through a surviving spouse, beneficiary designation, or trust plan, those assets are required […]

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