Category Archives: Probate Court – Overview

General topics regarding the probate court and process.

20 Advantages to Having a Trust (Part B: Avoiding Probate When You Die) 


Why should I make a trust?  This is a common question. In this series of posts, here’s twenty great reasons to have a trust! Part B: Trusts Avoid Probate When You Die. 5. California probate is time consuming and a … Continue reading

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What is Probate Court?


Probate is a division of the County Superior Court.  The court system in California begins with county level “trial courts.” These are the courts most familiar to people. This is where trials occur, jury service is performed, divorces are granted, … Continue reading

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