Can a Will Affect Joint Tenancy Accounts in California?

The Court in Placencia found, that a Will can be a clear and convincing evidence of the intent of the decedent to change the survivorship of an account. Read the Court’s opinion below: STEPHANIE A. PLACENCIA, as Cotrustee, etc., Plaintiff, Defendant and…

What to do when you are in the Los Angeles Probate Court?

There are some important court tips and pointers to consider when you are in the Los Angeles Probate Court. Whether you are from Los Angeles or if you are from out-of-state, there are some nuances that you should know about when you…

Inheriting Separate Property Where there is No Will in California

Where there is no will under California Inheritance Law, there are default rules for who will inherit the estate. Here is a list of what you have to look at: You must ask if the Property is Community Property or Separate Property.…

How to evaluate the performance of your Los Angeles Executor?

Do you need an attorney who can evaluate the performance of a Los Angeles Executor? Call Mina Sirkin at 818-340-4479

What Information Do I Need for Probate in Los Angeles?

To start a Probate in Los Angeles, you need the following information. Here is a list of Probate Information to gather before you start the probate process: Decedent’s name, including any aliases. Decedent’s last known address. The place of residence at the…