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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 the administration of the estate, there is one thing you must understand, first and foremost: You do not automatically have the authority to carry out […]

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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 money and property that they left behind. It can be problematic trying to interpret a will. It can be even more difficult to understand what […]

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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 a significant amount of money and/or capital assets. The number of seniors in American society has been continually growing at a rapid pace in recent […]

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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 ensure the estate is properly distributed, the estate must go through the probate process. Whether the estate is large or small, the California probate process […]

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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 to go through probate. The total probate costs vary depending on the value and type of assets being probated. In essence, the cost of probate […]

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If a person has poor credit, can they be in charge of their father’s estate?

By legacy.lawyers / April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on If a person has poor credit, can they be in charge of their father’s estate?
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If you’re having issues with a conservator, make sure to contact us before any damage is done.

By legacy.lawyers / April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on If you’re having issues with a conservator, make sure to contact us before any damage is done.
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After Death Checklist: The First 30 Days (4 of 4)

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on After Death Checklist: The First 30 Days (4 of 4)
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After death checklist: The first 30 days (3 of 4)

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on After death checklist: The first 30 days (3 of 4)
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After death checklist: The first 30 days (2 of 4)

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on After death checklist: The first 30 days (2 of 4)
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