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Law Offices Of Robert L. Cohen Inc.
8081 Orangethorpe Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90621
Tel: (714) 522-8880
Fax: (714) 522-3120
16912 Gridley Place
Cerritos, CA 90703
Tel: (562) 403-0160

This law firm web site is intended for those seeking an attorney / lawyer practicing probate, estate planning and real estate law in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and the Inland Empire. If either you live in one of these areas or the real property or domicile of a deceased loved one is in any of these areas, then the Law Offices of Robert L. Cohen, Inc. is here to assist you through these difficult times. Attorney Cohen will front all of the fees and costs of the probate proceeding and in most cases the client never has to appear in court as attorney Cohen takes care of everything. Call today for your free consultation and speak directly with attorney Cohen.

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When a person dies, the probate attorney requires documents and information pertaining to the decedent and his/her assets. One must accumulate as much of the following information that is relevant for a smooth and orderly probate:

1.     The original will, codicils, trusts and amendments;
2.     The death certificate;
3.     Copies of bank statements from each bank account, certificates of deposits and brokerage statements;
5.     Copies of any stock in a private company;
6.      Bonds, Treasury bills or money;
7.     Copies of any general or limited partnership certificates or agreements;
7.     Copies of mutual fund accounts;
8.     Copies of deeds to real property, wherever situated;
9.     Copies of mortgages and deeds of trust;
10.   Copies of IRA, Keogh, pension and/or annuity plans and related account information;
11.   Life insurance policies;
12.   Two years tax returns;
13.   Copy of all credit card statements;
14.   Copies of certificates of title for any automobiles owned;
15.   Safe deposit box number(s), location and inventory of same;
16.   Name, telephone number and address of decedent's accountant;
17.   List of all pending lawsuits whether plaintiff or defendant;
18.   Names and addresses of all children, siblings and sibling’s children if the sibling is deceased; and
19.   Any other documents evidencing assets or liabilities of the Decedent.

This is just a general list of documents usually found in a loved ones possession. Do not be concerned or stressed if these document are not present. Let the Law Offices of Robert L. Cohen assist in attaining these documents.


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If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation contact a California trust and will attorney, representing clients in Buena Park, California at the Law Offices Of Robert L. Cohen, Inc.. Give us a call at (714) 522-8880 or (562) 403-0160.

Buena Park, California Lawyer practicing in California primarily in Probate & Estate Planning and Administration. Attorney Robert L. Cohen is to serve his clients in California, including:
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