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Wondering if You Can Contest a Trust in California? Here’s How.

By legacy.lawyers / September 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

You, like many Californians, may feel stuck as the beneficiary of a mal-administrated trust where fraud and other illegal activities take place. Has your trustee ever made questionable decisions regarding the trust that do not promote its best interest, such as paying others with its total sum? When a fiduciary controls an estate plan for […]

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Trust Beneficiary Rights: What Can a Trust Beneficiary Expect From a Trustee?

By legacy.lawyers / September 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

When a trustee operates a trust you are a beneficiary of and takes questionable, even illegal action, you may wonder what your rights are. Especially when they remove your benefits or the benefits of those you love from the trust without permission, it becomes a personal matter with legal complications. Trust administration processes with estate […]

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How to Speed Up the Probate Process

By legacy.lawyers / August 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

When a loved one tragically passes away, we know it is a difficult season, and distributing the decedent’s assets is the furthest thing from your mind. Our team understands your desire to honor their estate plan wishes and distribute their personal and private assets how they would have wanted. You may have heard that probate […]

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Understanding the Intricacies of Probate Accounting

By legacy.lawyers / August 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is a devastating experience, especially if they were very close. If they left any estate or trust behind, finding answers to all the bugging questions related to probate accounting might make the whole process even more overwhelming. In these cases, it is best to seek the assistance […]

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Sample Interrogatories in Probate

California Sample Interrogatories in Probate

By legacy.lawyers / July 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

For those entering their first California court case, they may feel anxious and nervous about the litigation process ahead. Writing and receiving interrogatories can be challenging if you do not understand what they are and how they bolster your legal presentation. Even if you have a complete knowledge of what occurred in your administration or […]

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Signs of Undue Influence

Signs of Undue Influence on the Elderly

By legacy.lawyers / April 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

Elder abuse cases are situations that are far too common in the courthouse, especially if they are incapacitated with mental and physical illnesses. These senior adults, through loneliness and adults, are at-risk individuals for manipulation from others when large capital assets and bank accounts are involved. The issue has only grown in recent years as […]

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How Much Does Probate Cost

How Much Does Probate Cost?

By legacy.lawyers / March 31, 2021 / 0 Comments

One common question we get is how much does it cost to probate an estate? In the state of California, the answer depends on numerous factors, including the estate’s size or value and the type of assets going through probate. Thus, probate referees are used to appraise the estate and determine the fair market value […]

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Why Should I Hire a Probate Attorney?

By legacy.lawyers / February 18, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you have been appointed to serve as the administrator of a loved one’s estate, you may be wondering if you really need to hire a probate attorney to help you. Consider this: There are more than 100 steps that must be taken from the beginning to end of handling somebody’s estate. Additionally, most of […]

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How to Contest a Will

How to Contest a Will

By legacy.lawyers / December 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you have reason to believe that the will of a loved one or family member should be contested? In most cases, where a deceased person leaves a will, the estate goes through the probate process according to probate law. Legal formalities and the case are opened and shut in an uncomplicated manner. But in […]

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Probate Assets List: Do Household Items Go Through Probate?

By legacy.lawyers / November 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Probate Assets List: Do Household Items Go Through Probate?

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