How to Probate an Estate in California / Edition 22

How to Probate an Estate in California / Edition 22

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by Julia Nissley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1413318290

ISBN-13: 9781413318296

Pub. Date: 03/29/2013

Publisher: NOLO

If you need to wrap up the affairs of a deceased family member or friend in California, you can save attorney fees by handling the probate process yourself.

How to Probate an Estate in California supplies all the instructions, explanations and support you need. You may even be able to handle the whole process by mail, without setting foot in the courthouse.

Overview

If you need to wrap up the affairs of a deceased family member or friend in California, you can save attorney fees by handling the probate process yourself.

How to Probate an Estate in California supplies all the instructions, explanations and support you need. You may even be able to handle the whole process by mail, without setting foot in the courthouse.

Learn how to:
*read a will
*determine who inherits property if there is no will
*handle probate paperwork
*collect life insurance and other benefits
*transfer community property to a surviving spouse or domestic partner
*pay bills and taxes
*distribute property left through trusts

The completely updated 17th edition explains the latest laws, estate taxes and forms for the current year.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413318296
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
03/29/2013
Edition description:
Twenty second Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
598,666
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. An Overview
2. First Steps in Settling an Estate
3. Who Are the Heirs and Beneficiaries?
4. What Is the Decedent’s Estate?
5. Preparing a Schedule of the Assets and Debts
6. How to Identify the Best Transfer Procedure
7. What About Taxes?
8. Transferring Title to Real Property
9. How to Transfer Securities
10. Joint Tenant Property
11. Transferring Small Estates Under $100,000
12. How to Transfer Trust Property and Property Subject to Life Estates
13. An Overview of the Probate Court Process
14. Conducting a Simple Probate Court Proceeding
15. Handling Property That Passes Outright to the Surviving Spouse
16. If You Need Expert Help
Glossary
Appendix A: California Probate Code §§ 13100–13106
Appendix B: Tear-Out Judicial Council Forms
Appendix C: Tear-Out Non-Judicial Council Forms
Index

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How to Probate an Estate in California 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is indespensible if you're probating an estate in Califonia. But.... $41 for the Nook book, yet only $33 for the paperback? Is B/N freakin' serious?!?!?!?!?