What is a Probate Referee in California?

What is A Probate Referee in California?

If you are faced with filing probate in California, most certainly you will find the need to interact with a probate referee. Almost every California probate case has some non-cash assets that will need to be valued. In this regard, the job of the probate referee is to evaluate and appraise these assets as of the date of death of the decedent. This article will explain what is a probate referee in California, what the probate referee’s job is, how to locate a probate referee and other essential tips.

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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.