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New Years Resolution – Prepare an Estate Plan

What’s the most important thing on your New Years Resolution List for 2017?
Its something most people put off until it’s urgent or too late, but an estate plan is one of the best things you can do to protect yourself and your family. You may know you need one, you may think you’re too young […]

By |December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Testate and Intestate Estate Succession

How Is an Estate Distributed in a Probate?
A probate is a formal, and legal, administration of an estate. In California, it is the court-supervised process for transferring and distributing the property in an estate to the beneficiaries and heirs.

Testate is when someone dies with a will. This will typically nominates an executor, and directs the […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|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