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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 person chosen is sometimes a close friend or family member, there are instances where one might need to appoint a new executor. Executors are changed […]

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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 real estate? California probate laws dictate the guidelines for the transfer of property after a person’s death who did not prepare a will. In the […]

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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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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 source of grief –especially when it comes to the probate process. You might feel the need to contest a Will for many reasons. Perhaps, the […]

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Find a Will

How to Find a Will

By legacy.lawyers / October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

When a person dies, it is the duty of the Executor to distribute the estate properly. If the deceased has left behind assets worth $150,000 or more, then the estate has to go through the California probate process. However, to begin the process it is important that you have the last will and testament of […]

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How is testamentary capacity determined?

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on How is testamentary capacity determined?
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What can I insert in my will that causes anyone who challenges it to loose their gift?

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on What can I insert in my will that causes anyone who challenges it to loose their gift?
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What is the effect of undue influence?

By legacy.lawyers / April 3, 2019 / Comments Off on What is the effect of undue influence?
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Trustee Attorney

If you knowing someone trying to contest a will, contact us and we will make sure you are on the right track.

By legacy.lawyers / November 4, 2016 / Comments Off on If you knowing someone trying to contest a will, contact us and we will make sure you are on the right track.

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