Los Angeles Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Aug 07, 2023

What Is Estate Litigation in California? 2023

Estate litigation isn’t the flashiest part of the legal system. You likely won’t see battles over someone’s estate on primetime TV or in a Hollywood movie. However, estate litigation serves an important purpose in our legal system, attempting to make sure everyone’s final wishes come…

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May 12, 2023

What Does a California Trust Litigation Attorney Do? 2023

Trusts are one part of estate planning that allows a person to dictate how their possessions and assets should be handled at either a designated time in their life or upon their death. However, trusts are complicated documents that require a lot of exact language…

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Mar 07, 2023

Executor vs. Trustee vs. Guardian in California: What’s the Difference? 2023

It is easy to assume that creating a plan for dividing your assets when you are no longer living is only for wealthy individuals. This is not the case. Estate planning is an important tool for anyone. It allows them to ensure that their loved…

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Feb 03, 2023

California Estate Planning Checklist 2023

Estate planning is essential to ensuring a secure future for yourself and your loved ones. Though it can be difficult for many people to confront, creating a long-term legacy in which you can feel confident is necessary. Your plan will also provide you with medical…

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Nov 12, 2022

How Much Does Estate Planning Cost in California? (2023)

Estate planning is a difficult proposition for many people. It can be very upsetting and stressful to be faced with the need to plan for the end of our lives, as it involves imagining a future for our family and loved ones without us in…

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Aug 24, 2020

How limited conservatorships work for adults with special needs

Conservatorships are valuable tools for adults with diminished capacity and those who love them. A conservatorship can allow family members or other adults to manage certain aspects of someone else’s life when they aren’t capable of doing it for themselves. People who struggle to handle…

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Aug 10, 2020

Challenging a will? Be ready for what comes with it

When you feel that there’s a valid reason to do so, challenging a will is sometimes necessary. Unfortunately, there may be consequences to the process that you may not anticipate. It’s smart to be prepared for what can happen. One of the most difficult things…

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Aug 01, 2020

Why do family feuds erupt over a loved one’s estate?

Estate conflicts rarely end with everyone satisfied with the results. Even worse, they can tear an entire family apart. Even when the estate fight is limited to just a few heirs, the rest of the family may “take sides” and add to the conflicts. So, what…

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Jul 13, 2020

Unhappy with a conservatorship? You can contest it

When your mother died, she placed your uncle in charge of your disabled brother’s care. For the last decade, however, you’ve been the one with him around the clock. He has a number of disabilities, and you’ve built a schedule and routine that works well…

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Jul 11, 2020

Did your loved one have the capacity to sign a will?

While estate planning and wills are meant to bring forth the desires of an individual after they pass, there are situations when they do not act as such. Sometimes, you must contest an estate plan because you suspect that it does not line up with…

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