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How to Remove a Trustee from a Family Trust in California

By legacy.lawyers | October 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

There is a lot of thought and careful consideration that goes into trust and estate planning. Establishing a trust instrument may enable an estate to avoid probate, but the job […]

How Long Does Probate Take

How Long Does Probate Take in California?

By legacy.lawyers | October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Losing a loved one is devastating, and it brings a lot of life change. Part of the process of navigating life in its new state is to ensure you are […]

California Trust Administration Checklist

California Trust Administration Checklist

By phil.l | August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

When a loved one dies, leaving you trust administrator, you are responsible for the trust trajectory. For many, trust administration is an unfamiliar process with many deadlines and actions that […]

Trust Accounting Disputes

Avoiding Trust Accounting Disputes

By legacy.lawyers | August 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Avoiding Trust Accounting Disputes

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

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 […]

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