If you are faced with filing full probate, you will undoubtedly, at some point in time, be faced with accessing probate examiner notes. To understand what probate examiner notes are, you first must understand the steps involved in the California probate process. Understanding the process and the steps will allow you to follow proper procedures which, in turn, will reduce the number of deficiencies identified by the probate examiner regarding paperwork that you have filed in the probate case. The job of the probate examiner is to identify problems, questions, errors or other deficiencies in the paperwork to allow them to be corrected before a scheduled hearing. This article will help you understand probate examiner’s notes and how to access them.