Probate Related Blogs

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 […]


Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts: What They Do

The current estate tax exemption is currently set at $5.45 million. So, if your estate […]


What are Totten Trusts, PODs, and TODs? And How Can I Use Them in My Estate Planning?

Totten trusts, Payable on Death (“POD”) accounts, and Transferrable On Death (“TOD”) accounts all provide […]


Why Create A Trust?

Reasons to create a trust are as varied as the types of trusts that exist, […]


5 Common Estate Planning Mistakes – How to Avoid Them

Here are 5 common, serious mistakes we see in estate planning – mistakes that can […]