Probate Related Blogs

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

When Is It Necessary to File for Probate?

Probate is a court supervised administration of a decedent’s estate which gives the Court jurisdiction […]

How to Avoid Probate For Small Estates

How to Avoid Probate For Small Estates

An estate that that does exceed $150,000.00 may avoid the normal probate procedures to distribute […]

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

How to Enforce Real Estate Transfer Contracts in Probate Court

What happens when one of the parties to a real estate contract dies before the […]

What Happens When a Family Member Dies Without A Will?

What Happens When a Family Member Dies Without A Will?

When a person dies without a will, that person is called an “intestate” and is […]

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Power of Attorney in Real Estate Transactions

In residential real estate transactions, the individuals who enter the contracts and sign the checks […]

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Post-Probate Partition for Inherited Property

What to do in a dispute with family member over inherited property, post-probate. At the […]

Automatic Homestead and Declared Homestead

A Further Look Into the Declared and Automatic Homestead

A couple of weeks ago, we wrote a blog on what the Purpose of a […]

What is a Constructive Trust in the Context of Real Property?

If you ever had real property or money payments paid towards real property that was […]

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How to Initiate Probate Litigation in California

In California, probate petitions are initiated in superior court where the court has jurisdiction pursuant […]

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