How to Probate an Estate in California

Author: Julia Nissley
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324894
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Handle probate yourself - and save time and money When you've lost a loved one, the inevitable legal matters can seem difficult and confusing. But in most cases, probate involves little more than routine paperwork to transfer assets to family members and other beneficiaries. How to Probate an Estate in California explains, step-by-step, how to wrap up a basic estate. Whether you do it yourself or work with a lawyer, you'll save money and time. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll learn how to: read and understand a will or trust determine who inherits if there is no will pay bills and taxes complete and file all necessary court paperwork collect life insurance and other death benefits transfer real estate, securities, vehicles, and other assets to heirs and beneficiaries transfer some assets without probate Even if you hire a lawyer to do some of the paperwork, this book demystifies the process so that you can make informed decisions and communicate intelligently with the attorney about the estate--and save cash in the process. Why pay a lawyer over $15,000 to probate a $500,000 estate, when you can do much of it on your own? Every page of this new edition has been reviewed and revised by a practicing probate lawyer. It provides fresh and accurate information about probating an estate in California.

How to Probate and Settle an Estate in California

Author: Douglas Godbe
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572484640
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How to Probate and Settle an Estate in California can help you understand, prepare for, and work through the steps necessary to handle both property that is subject to probate and property that is not subject to probate in the state of California.

How to Probate an Estate in California 17th Edition

Author: Julia Nissley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9786610474790
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Please note that this edition is now out of print and has been replaced by the 18th edition, also available through MyiLibrary ... Written by probate paralegal Julia Nissley, this indispensable bestseller unravels how to settle a simple California estate without an attorney. How to Probate an Estate provides all the tear-out forms and instructions one needs to: o read and understand a will o determine who gets property if there is no willo transfer property to a surviving spouseo collect life insurance and other benefitso change title of real estate, securities and other possessions into the names of the new ownerso and much more

Make Your Own California Will

Author: Douglas Godbe
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572482463
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Make Your Own California Will explains California law regarding the distribution of your estate. Complete with detailed instructions and ready-to-use forms, this book makes writing your own California will inexpensive and hassle-free.

California estate administration

Author: Zella Mack
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book explains the probate field for paralegals and describes in detail the procedures involved in informal probate of an estate from start to finish including: accounting, closing an estate, and making sales of real property. The printed Judicial Council forms are included, as well as typewritten forms needed for alternative procedures. It also describes the preparation of federal estate tax return and the completion of the main schedules, practical tips, and gift taxes. It also covers intestate estates, preparation of wills, and estate planning in general terms. The book contains separate chapters on revocable and irrevocable trusts and trust administration.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7306-6