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Every Thing You Need to Know About Statutory Will
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One among the four states that allow Statutory Wills is California, Will is found in the Probate Code under Section 6240. Statutory Wills are simply a form based”fill in the blanks” to be filled by the Will maker. Presently, California, Maine, Michigan and Wisconsin, residents have a choice of Statutory

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PROBATE OF A SMALL ESTATE, $20,000 OR LESS IN ASSETS
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If a person dies leaving $20,000 or less in assets, the surviving spouse or minor children can request the court to “set aside” the estate. This is much simpler than a full probate proceeding. In order for the court to set aside the estate, the petitioner has to file a

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What Is Probate ?
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Probate is a legal process to transfer or inherit property from the person who has died. It is usually started by an heir, relative or a friend. The probate process means that there is court case that deals with the following: Deciding if a will is valid; Marshaling assets of

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What is a Living Trust ?
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1. What is a Living Trust? In a Living Trust, the trustee holds title to property for the benefit of the trust beneficiary. A trust document is created by a trustor or a settlor. His/her fiduciary duty is to transfer the personal and real properties in the trust. 2. What

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ELDER ABUSE
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Elder Abuse involves various types of crimes that affect people of all ages but when the victim is 65 years old or older, it is called Elder Abuse and the penalties are stiffer for the criminal. The victim between the ages of 18-65 years is considered a dependent adult. Elder

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What is a Will?
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A Will directs smooth transition of your assets when you are not around. It is a legal document that sets forth your wishes regarding the distribution of your property and becomes irrevocable upon your death. In California, there are three types of Wills. Regardless of what type of Will you

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