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, the probate process and what assets can be excluded during the probate process.
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 for surviving loved ones.