Probate Related Blogs

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 […]


How to Initiate Probate Litigation in California

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


What is a Trust?

Generally, a “trust” is an arrangement that creates fiduciary relationship to property that is held […]


Probate: When Is it Necessary?

What is Probate? In the wake of a loved one’s death, many families and friends […]


What is Probate?

Probate is a word that most people have heard but few really understand.  They may […]