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What Happens If An Estate Doesn’t Have Enough Money To Pay Debts And Beneficiaries?

By The Probate Guy |

When talking about estate planning, people usually assume that there will be an estate with enough assets to be shared among heirs and beneficiaries. But, what happens when someone dies and leaves behind more debts than assets? Imagine having to handle the loss of a loved one and the fact that they left more… Read More »

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Trustees Vs. Executors

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Among the many questions that individuals often ask probate attorneys is, “what is the difference between an executor and a trustee?” If you are asking yourself what the difference between the two is, you should know that you are not alone. After an individual sets up a living trust (a legal document that a… Read More »

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Are Holographic Wills Legal In California?

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Holographic wills are often drafted in situations where a person knows they are about to die, and they have no one around to help them type or witness the document. Some states do not recognize such wills, whereas others do. California is one of the states that recognizes holographic wills. However, it is essential… Read More »

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What You Should Do If You Suspect Will Forgery?

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Forging a will with the intention to defraud is a crime in California. Forgery in the state of California can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony. However, this article is not about the criminal aspect of forgery. This article is about California probate and what you should do if you suspect a… Read More »

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Debunking Common Estate Planning Myths

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Unfortunately, many Californians do not understand estate planning. As estate planning attorneys, we come across people who think they are too young to engage in estate planning. We also come across other individuals who believe that estate planning is only for the “uberwealthy.” These are myths that need demystification. Firstly, it is never too… Read More »

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Altering Or Revoking A California Will

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Estate planning is never a one-time affair. Life changes, and with the changes, comes the need to update your will. For instance, if you create a will and then get a new baby, you might want to include that new baby as a beneficiary in your will. To do so, you need to either… Read More »

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What Can An Executor Do And What Can’t They Do?

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An executor acts as the personal representative of a decedent’s estate. Executors are expected to conduct themselves in a particular manner, meaning that there are things an executor can do and others they can’t do. An executor’s primary duty is to initiate and complete the probate process following a testator’s death. While trying to… Read More »

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How I Make Probate Easier? MEET ATTORNEY ROBERT L. COHEN

I love being a probate attorney. I love helping people through a very difficult time in their lives with the probate process. My practice focuses solely on probate matters. My job is to complete the probate process as efficiently and painlessly for my clients as possible. I have found that paying the upfront costs of probate adds unneeded stress, so I will advance all of the fees and costs for the probate. No money is required to complete the probate. I will be reimbursed at the end of the case when you receive your inheritance. Call me NOW to discuss your case for free.

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