California Probate Mediation: What Is It? Should You Participate?

Disagreements during the California probate process

If there is a disagreement during the California probate process, what happens? Is there a trial? Does the judge make a decision to settle the issue? There’s no doubt that disputes over an estate going through the probate process can be very stressful and time consuming. Often, it is recommended that the parties go through the California probate mediation process …

California Will: What If You Don’t Want to Provide for Your Heir?

Disinheriting in a California will

If you want to leave someone out of your California will, it must be done in a certain way. The process, known as disinheritance, is a serious occurrence. It’s important to take the proper amount of time to really think about what it means before you decide to do it. In this post, we’re going to explore the concept of …

Naming an Executor in California

Naming an executor in California

Naming an executor in California for an estate is important. If you have someone specific in mind, you’ll want to make sure that you draft a Last Will and Testament that lists the individual as an executor. In this post, we’re going to explain how to choose the right executor, what happens if your executor can’t fulfill their duties, and …