Complex Inheritance in California | Inheritance Attorney Advice Los Angeles | Complex Estates and Probate

Complex probate situations are very common in California inheritance cases, says Mina Sirkin, a Los Angeles Inheritance Attorney whose advice is frequently sought in estates and trusts.    Difficulties in estate distributions range from a failure to distribute (also called a failure to administer), to outright theft by the trustee

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Importance of Giving Notice in Conservatorship Cases in Los Angeles Ca

Notice in conservatorship in California is of great importance. The Probate Court requires that the person who files to get a conservatorship, must give notice of the hearing in writing, via a special form which can be found on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s website at the following link. Notice

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Do you have an OSC hearing set in the Los Angeles Probate Court?

If you have received a notice regarding an OSC hearing from the Los Angeles Probate Court, chances are that there is a significant problem with your probate case.  There are ways we can help the OSC situation, but first you should learn about what an OSC is in probate. What

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Problems with Invalid Statutory Will Forms in California

Sometimes, people sign statutory will forms which end up being invalid in California.  Our law firm has been advising clients regarding the problems with the use of Statutory Will forms in California for over three decades. What makes a California Statutory Will invalid? The manner in which the statutory will

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Spouse and Domestic Partner Definitions in Ca Probate

SPOUSE AND DOMESTIC PARTNER DEFINITIONS RELATED TO CALIFORNIA PROBATE California Probate Code 72 provides that Spouse also includes a domestic partner under the Probate Code. “Spouse” includes domestic partner, as defined in Section 37 of this code, as required by Section 297.5 of the Family Code. (Added by Stats. 2016,

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