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Top 5 Probate Frequently Asked Questions

Probate can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, especially for those inexperienced with the process and the California Probate Court. If you’re named as the administrator or executor, the situation can be even more stressful. It is important to know what you can expect from the process and how to best prepare yourself.

Probate is a […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Probate|0 Comments

13 Things to Gather After the Death of a Loved One

The emotions and responsibilities after a loved one dies can be difficult to handle, but it is essential that a few things be taken care of, in addition to notifying family and friends, arranging the service, and caring for the personal aspects of a death.

In order to make the administration of the estate easier on […]

By |July 19th, 2016|After a Death, Probate|0 Comments

4 Ways to Protect Your Assets & Property for Your Loved Ones

It can be difficult to think about what will happen to your assets, belongings and property after your death, and many people think that a will is all they need to ensure their estate is distributed as they wish; there is much more to be done to protect your legacy for your children and loved […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Estate Planning|0 Comments

How do I Know if my Parent Needs a Conservatorship?

After a loved one becomes mentally impaired or incapacitated, they will generally need assistance in caring for their personal, financial and medical affairs within a short matter of time. Sometimes the impaired loved one prepared an estate plan with a durable power of attorney, health care directive, and other legal documents in place to prepare […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Advanced Age & Capacity|0 Comments

Real Estate Pro Invites

Today we invited a few local real estate professionals to join us at our Probate Training for Real Estate Professionals event. If you’re interested in joining us, or in hosting a probate training event, please visit our website, email us at, or give us a call at (310) 439-5670.

If you can’t make our July […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid Probate

When preparing for an impending death, or just planning for the future, an important consideration is whether your estate will need to go through probate. Probate is the legal process of administering an estate according to either the will (if one exists) or the governing law. Probate is a long process, with an expense to […]

By |July 14th, 2016|Probate|0 Comments

What is Intestacy? What Does It Mean?

Intestacy is the legal situation which exists when an individual dies without a will and the value of the estate out weighs any debts of the estate.

With a will or trust, a person designates beneficiaries and decides how their estate will be handled and distributed. When a person dies without a will or trust, their […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Probate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Probate?

When an individual dies, and leaves behind property and a will with inheritance designations, prior to distributing the assets, the validity of that will must be established to properly appoint the executor of the will and the estate. The process of validating the will and appointing the executor to administer the estate is called probate, […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Probate|0 Comments

Probate for Real Estate Event!

Probate Training for Real Estate Professionals

Real estate agents and professionals who wish to learn about probate and trust administration sales, and estate planning for homeowners, register for our Probate for Real Estate Event!

The Boutique Law Group, with Prolux Real Estate, presents an educational seminar for real estate professionals to learn about probate, trust and estate […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Events|0 Comments