Who should do your probate? What’s a probate? Where do you probate? When do you probate? Why a probate? How do you probate?
Let’s start with what’s a probate: It is simply the Court administered process or clearing title to assets and paying debts after death.
Where do you probate: A probate in California is done at the California Superior Court. Most counties have a probate division.
When do you probate: You probate a person’s assets after death.
Why a probate: The decedent left assets or liabilities that need to be dealt with.
How do you probate: It’s a 7 month (minimum) process that involves a lot of filings with the Court and other places.
Who should you hire: Well, me of course! Seriously though, you should hire someone who is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law.
Contact me with questions! -John