Ways to Avoid Probate in California

ways to avoid probate in california

With proper pre-death estate planning, there are many ways to avoid probate in California. A personal representative can often utilize these simple estate planning tools without having to hire an attorney! For example, setting up a fully funded living trust will avoid probate in California. In addition, a person can avoid probate in California by assigning a pay-on-death beneficiary for bank accounts, retirement accounts, and even real property. This article will review the many different ways to avoid probate in California.

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By |2018-05-08T14:50:19+00:00April 18th, 2018|

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Sandra M. McCarthy, founder of ProbatebyME.com / A People’s Choice Inc., has worked exclusively in the legal field since 1976. She served as the 2004-2005 President of CALDA (California Association of Legal Document Assistants). She obtained a Paralegal Certificate from the University of California, Santa Barbara. During her career in the legal field, she has worked as a freelance paralegal, law office manager and paralegal studies teacher, and has co-authored numerous legal publications and written hundreds of self-help legal articles. As a registered Legal Document Assistant, Sandy is dedicated to providing affordable, low-cost, self-help document preparation services for California consumers in all 58 counties.
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