The ultimate goal is to avoid the probate system in California. However, if the right planning was not done to bypass this process, or if a unique set of circumstances has forced you into a probate matter, we can help. We will work with you to minimize the cost and streamline the process as much as possible. There are a number of rules and regulations, which we will discuss with you so you know exactly what to expect, and when. You may not be able to avoid probate, but we'll do our best to help you avoid surprises.
We also understand that probate can seem like an overwhelming process. After all, we often tell people that part of the reason they should set up a trust is to avoid the probate system, and all of the pitfalls that accompany it. Even though it’s true, it doesn’t mean that the process has to be overwhelming or more complicated than necessary.
We start by explaining the process step by step, so you know what to expect. While there are certain requirements and deadlines, we let you know ahead of time, and we provide you with some options that best suit your situation. Essentially, we do our best to streamline the process, and make it as transparent and streamlined as possible.
We our team on your side, you’ll have help with the process, advice when you need, answers to your questions, and the comfort of knowing that you’re not alone in the process.