The Pros and Cons Of Hiring A Real Estate Lawyer

Written by Dascar Daniel

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So, ifrepparttar advantages of hiring a Real Estate lawyer are so obvious, what, if any arerepparttar 119137 disadvantages of using one for your foreign real estate transactions?

First, a Real Estate lawyer will add cost torepparttar 119138 transaction because of his or her fees. While these costs are usually not excessive, they are a consideration.

If you are a seasoned buyer of real estate in a particular country then you may not need a Real Estate lawyer to guide you throughrepparttar 119139 intricacies of property ownership.

Using a Real Estate lawyer may causerepparttar 119140 deal to close at a later date due to his or her need to review and reviserepparttar 119141 purchase and sale agreement.

I'm not really sure, however, if these can be labeled as disadvantages consideringrepparttar 119142 amount of money that you are about to invest in a deal where legal ramifications that pop up later could haunt you for life and drain all ofrepparttar 119143 equity and more out of your foreign property. If you find this information useful you should visitrepparttar 119144 site where you will find lots of interesting articles related to this topic , all original and wrote by Dascar Daniel.

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What is Probate?

Written by David R. Baker

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Cost of Probate

Attorney’s fees and costs are set by law in California and are based uponrepparttar value ofrepparttar 119136 estate. Here isrepparttar 119137 statutory fee schedule in California:

4% ofrepparttar 119138 first $100,000 3% ofrepparttar 119139 next $100,000 2% ofrepparttar 119140 next $800,000 1% ofrepparttar 119141 next $9,000,000

What Is Probate?

Probate isrepparttar 119142 judge-supervised process of paying a decedent’s legitimate bills, inventorying and appraising a decedent’s assets, and distributingrepparttar 119143 assets torepparttar 119144 decedent’s heirs or beneficiaries.

Length of Probate

Most probates take between 6 months and one year. We take pride inrepparttar 119145 fact that most of our probates are handled without a hearing: inrepparttar 119146 S.F. Bay Area, this is done through a system of “pre-granting,” i.e.repparttar 119147 judge is willing to signrepparttar 119148 proposed order without an attorney making a court appearance.

David R. Baker graduated from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco in 1979 and passed the California State Bar Exam the same year. The present focus of his practice is Probate, Decedents Estates, and Living Trusts. He can only advise on matters relating to California law and California legal proceedings. His website is:

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