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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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CALIFORNIA PROBATE AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
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We take pride in our strong and active practice in the areas of probate and trust administration. With Mr. Cohen's over fifteen years experience we understand the intricacies of California probate law and are involved in all aspects of estate, probate and trust administration.

Our concern for the wishes of decedents and trust grantors, together with our sensitivity to the needs of heirs and beneficiaries, is the cornerstone of our probate practice. We regularly handle California Probate cases all over California and work with out-of-state personal representatives, beneficiaries, and relatives to settle California estates. In short, we can represent and navigate you through the California Probate procedure to move property from the deceased family member to the heirs in an efficent and painless manner.
 
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CALIFORNIA PROBATE ADMINISTRATION

   
"Contact an California probate and estate planning lawyer representing clients in Downey, California today to schedule your initial consultation."
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California Probate Administration

1. If A Will Exists: The executor of a Last Will and Testament, also called the personal representative, is responsible for the administration of the decedent's probate estate or financial affairs. That process includes collecting the decedent's assets, paying or negotiating any debts or taxes owed, filing the decedent's final tax returns and inventory, distributing the remaining assets in accordance with the provisions of the will and notifying companies that need to know about the death. Throughout this entire procedure, we will prepare all the necessary documents, make the necessary court appearances and provide access to the professionals necessary to achieve an efficient and successful probate proceeding. In most cases, there are no out of pocket or upfront costs to our clients.

If No Will Exists: If no will is in existence or if it cannot be located, then we will have you appointed as the personal representative, who is responsible for the administration of the decedent's probate estate or financial affairs. That process includes collecting the decedent's assets, paying or negotiating any debts or taxes owed, filing the decedent's final tax returns and inventory, distributing the remaining assets in accordance with the probate code and notifying companies that need to know about the death. Throughout this entire procedure, we will prepare all the necessary documents, make the necessary court appearances and provide access to the professionals necessary to achieve an efficient and successful probate proceeding. In most cases, there are no out of pocket or upfront costs to our clients.

If A Trust Exists: If the decedent created a Trust then the trustee is responsible for implementing the terms of the trust and filing a Notice of Trust with the beneficiaries. Once again, throughout this entire procedure, we will prepare all the necessary documents, make the necessary appearances, handle all beneficiary and creditors calls as well as provide access to the professionals necessary to achieve an efficient and successful procession of assets.

Formal Administration: Required for estates involving more than $100,000.00. It is a court supervised proceeding where a will is admitted, a personal representative is appointed, Notice of Administration is sent to interested persons (surviving spouse, beneficiaries, etc.) and a Notice to Creditors is published to identify unknown creditors and sent to all known creditors. After the expiration of one hundred and twenty days, creditors who fail to file a Statement of Claim loose their right to collect on the decedent's debt. Assets are collected, debts and taxes are negotiated and paid and after the distribution of Estate assets is made; the Estate is closed and the personal representative is relieved of all duties and liabilities to the Estate. Once again, in most of these cases, there are no out of pocket or upfront costs to our clients.

All of a decedent's assets together make up the decedent's estate. For estate tax reporting purposes the IRS defines estate as the total collection of a decedent's assets whether or not they pass through probate.

If a death occurs, the firm will assist the personal representative, family and beneficiaries with compassion and sensitivity. The firm is involved in all aspects of estate and trust administration. We represent individual clients and corporate fiduciaries in the probate process which typically includes admitting the will, qualifying the fiduciaries, tax planning and preparing inventories and accountings, collecting assets, selling the real estate, notifying creditors and the negotiation and subsequent payment of debts. We will also make sure that the appropriate tax returns are filed, that taxes are promptly paid and finally, that the balance of the estate assets are distributed to all beneficiaries with care and understanding.

California Probate Law

As a California probate attorney Robert L. Cohen is available to help with all probate and estate matters. Please feel free to contact our law office and let us know how we can assist you. Please call (714) 522-8880 or (562) 403-0160 or alternatively you can complete our inquiry form and we will promptly contact you.

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If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation contact a California probate and estate administration attorney, representing clients in Downey, 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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oura Hills - Alhambra, Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Brentwood, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada Flintridge, La Mirada, La Puente, La Verne, Lakewood, Lancaster, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Maywood, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Santa FE Springs, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Temple City, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Vernon, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, Whittier.

Also Viejo and the cities of Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, Yorba Linda.
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