Create a Living Trust or enter into a Joint Tenancy to avoid California probate.
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The Law Offices of Edward Misleh, APC is a Sacramento law firm, located in Sacramento, California that practices California family law and California divorce law. We represent clients in Sacramento, California and in Northern California with services they need and deserve when addressing California divorce, California spousal support, California child support, and California community property. Call now our Lawyer Hotline. We offer a free consultation to all new clients. Call now 916-443-1267 for your free consultation.
When someone dies without a will, they die intestate. When this happens, the court appoints an administrator to represent the estate during the formal probate proceeding when necessary.
The purpose of moving or changing the title to significant assets in the state of California is to avoid probate or to at least qualify for California small estate probate; where the total value of the estates is less than $150,000. If you have a small estate (containing property valued under $150,000) a formal probate might not be necessary.
When a loved one passes away, the last thing you want to worry about is property division. There are steps you can take now to avoid having your Estate probated in the event of a death.
Create a California living trust and have your significant property placed in the name of the trust to avoid probate court. A few simple steps can save a lot of time and money later. Individuals looking to find out more about this subject can call the number below for a free consultation.
Transfer title to property to be held in your name and the name of your spouse, child, or sibling. Property held in joint title transfers directly to the other joint tenant upon one tenant’s death. This can make it possible to avoid probate court which would require the asset to be listed in a probate filing.
In California, a surviving spouse can file a petition to claim spousal property. The deceased spouse’s share of community property will pass directly to the surviving spouse which will avoid formal probate. Formal probate can cost thousands of dollars and cause undue stress. Call today to find out more about this topic.
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