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: http://www.california-probate-attorney.com/

Compensation For Car Accident and Injury Victims-Ohio

Written by Anthony Castelli Attorney At Law

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These damages must be documented. A good doctor's report is critical. It must connect your claimed injuries torepparttar car accident or other event that you feel caused your injury.

AnTony Castelli www.castellilaw.com

Anthony Castelli is an experienced Cincinnati, Ohio attorney concentrating on accident and injury law. His web site is www.castellilaw.com

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