Death and Disputes in California

Filed Under (California) by Editor on 12-01-2010

When it comes to a death in the family, legal matters are last on the long emotional list of concerns. However if it is an older, established member of the family that person’s life long acquisition of heirlooms, property and various other belongings are now up for determining who will receive what. How this is determined is dependent upon the deceased’s legal will and trust. These legal documents should have been drafted with the help of a qualified legal Santa Monica wills lawyer at some point in the person’s life. If the draft was created at one point in time and later on the person acquired new property the old trust is now outdated and the new property if not left to someone decided by the former owner would become property of the state and could move in to a probate requiring the needs of a qualified probate attorney.

To avoid this you seek the help of a experienced elder law law firm such as:

Joseph E. Deering Jr.
215 North Marengo Avenue, Suite 160
Pasadena, California 91101

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