When does a no contest clause apply? The current statute governing no-contest clauses contained in Probate Code Section 21310, et. seq. That section ... Read More
What Is A Probate Administration?
What is a probate administration? A probate administration is the court process to transfer the assets of a decedent to his or her heirs or ... Read More
Who Pays For My Debts When I Pass Away?
Who pays for my debts when I pass away? While that seems like a simple question, the answer can be complex. The answer depends upon how you have ... Read More
What Do I Need To Know If I Go To Probate Court In Santa Clara County?
What do I need to know if I go to probate court in Santa Clara County? If you are attending Probate Court in Santa Clara County, the courthouse is ... Read More
If I Did Not Do Anything Wrong Can I Be Sued?
If I did not do anything wrong can I be sued? A client sat across the table from me. As he wrung his hands, he told me he had been sued by his ... Read More
My Husband Died Without A Will And His Name Is Still On Title To Our House. Do I Need To Open A Probate?
My husband died without a will and his name is still on title to our house. Do I need to open a probate? The answer may be "no." When I consult with a ... Read More