A California executor is the person who is given management powers by the Court to care for the assets of the decedent. The term executor insinuates that there is a will. The term administrator of a probate estate insinuates that there is no will, or that the decedent died intestate.
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
If you have received a notice regarding an OSC hearing from the 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 is an
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