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Month: February 2016

What Exactly Is Probate In California?

You may have heard this legal term before of an estate going through "probate." You may have even heard friends or family say this is something you want to avoid. But have you ever wondered exactly what probate means in California? Below is a quick summary of probate,...

Avoid Probate and Five Other Reasons to Get a Trust

One of the biggest headaches in administering an estate after the passing of a love one is probate. Probate is notoriously known for being long, expensive and stressful. When a person passes without a will or trust, the probate process can become especially burdensome...