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The Probate Court Process; What Constitutes a Proper Will; Contested Wills

The most important message we like to communicate about probate court is that it should be avoided at all costs – under most circumstances. We recently discussed this issue on our weekly radio and web broadcast on KDOW 1220 AM, … Continue reading

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Living Trust And Estate Tax Laws May Change. Will Your Estate Plan Still Be Appropriate?

We have recently written about living trusts, and their impact on estate taxes, but we feel the need to address this topic again, because of the uncertainly concerning the current federal estate tax laws, which expire at the end of … Continue reading

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“No Contest Clause” Can Be Complicated Without An Experienced California Probate Law Attorney

If you are a beneficiary of an estate or trust, based on a will that contains a “no contest clause,” you are restricted from challenging certain provisions of that will. However, in California, that does not mean you are not … Continue reading

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