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Probate in Orange County
Our probate attorney can help you overcome obstacles while ensuring you stay within the law. Additionally, we can advise you on your rights and obligations. Contact us today to discuss your situation so we can provide the help you need.
California Probate Process
- Validating the will, if applicable.
- Inventorying and valuing the assets.
- Paying expenses and debts.
- Distributing the property to beneficiaries.
While probate goes smoothly in many cases, creditors and interested parties can file claims, causing it to grind to a halt. Also, it’s possible that some assets might be hard to locate or value, or the executor might have problems tracking down all the beneficiaries. This is especially true if they live out of state. Your Orange County probate lawyer can help you navigate any challenges you face.
Probate Filing Deadline
If you’re unsure of how to file, consult with an Orange County probate lawyer. Your attorney can help you file all the necessary paperwork to initiate the process. Then, your lawyer can guide you through the additional steps.