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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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Will Contest Undue Influence

Will Contest: Undue Influence and What You Need to Know

By legacy.lawyers / July 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Will Contest: Undue Influence and What You Need to Know

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Defending a Will Contest

Do You Need Help Defending a Will Contest?

By legacy.lawyers / February 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you have been appointed to administer a loved one’s estate and a beneficiary files a will contest, you should contact us immediately for help. There are many reasons the family members or other loved one’s of the deceased might end up contesting the validity of the will: The Will is Defective There are specific […]

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Reasons to Contest a Will

Reasons to Contest a Will

By legacy.lawyers / January 22, 2021 / 0 Comments

If you recently lost a loved one and believe that their estate is not being handled correctly or something is wrong with the Last Will and Testament terms, you need to take action. The quicker you seek legal advice and get your probate lawyer involved, the more likely it is that you will figure out […]

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Forged Wills

Forged Wills: How to Prove a Fake Will

By legacy.lawyers / December 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you suspect that the will of a family member has been forged? If you are a legal beneficiary that has been cut out of an inheritance by the sudden appearance of a new or suspicious will, you may have reason to challenge the validity of the new will in probate court. It is always […]

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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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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 taking proper steps for closing the deceased’s estate. There is a legal process you must follow, called probate. What is the Probate Process? The probate […]

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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 is notorious for being complex and expensive. Like all states, California has set legal guidelines for distributing a person’s property and other assets when they’ve […]

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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 to your loved one’s wishes. However, their will was a changeable document while they were alive. It is possible that they legally changed it or […]

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