Executor’s Duties in the Probate Process in CA

The Executor’s duties in settling an Estate in Probate in California are fairly complex but taking things a step at a time will make it much easier. After the first step of reading the will and conferring with the attorney and other beneficiaries it is very important to make sure you safeguard all real and personal property. Also gather multiple …

How to Manage Probate with Purpose

Grief, Healing and Family No one ever wants to think about probate in West Hills, but it is a necessary process for many families. Unfortunately, the process can often be difficult and stressful. There are ways to make probate more manageable, however, and to do so with purpose. Let’s discuss how to manage probate with grace and dignity, in order …

Choosing the Right Executor / Personal Representative in West Hills, CA

An executor is someone who is responsible for overseeing the process of paying debts owed by an estate and transferring the remainder to the beneficiaries or heirs. It can be a difficult job, but it is important to have someone in this position who is organized, diplomatic, and ideally doesn’t operate with a huge ego! Even families with excellent relationships …

Key probate information that can safeguard and protect your time and money

For the most part, the role of an Executor is a one-time job. If you are taking on this role, you won’t have past experience to draw from, which can leave the door open for inefficiencies and unnecessary expenses. Here are some of the most common ways you can save time and money for the estate. Be a Proactive Executor You …