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Do You Need a Probate Lawyer?

People often think they need a probate lawyer to file probate. After all, the probate process requires filing many court documents and completing a variety of tasks over a 9 [...]

The DE-111 Petition for Probate

On its face, the DE-111 petition for probate looks fairly simple. We often receive calls from people who wonder why they need to hire someone to prepare such a simple-looking [...]

Hiring a California Probate Paralegal

Probate is the process through which the court settles the financial affairs of a recently deceased person. The process can take 2-12 months, and most people do not need to [...]

How to Find a Probate Attorney

Being the personal representative of an estate is a big responsibility. When a parent or family member has passed away, you may think you need to find a probate attorney [...]

Selling Personal Property During Probate

Sometimes, it is necessary to sell some of the decedent's assets during probate in order to pay the debts. Another reason to sell property during probate is because selling a [...]

Do You Need a Probate Lawyer?

People often think they need a probate lawyer to file probate. After all, the probate process requires filing many court documents and completing a variety of tasks over a 9 [...]