In this video, Attorney Justin M. Kennedy discusses the death probate. In California, if a decedent passes away with more than $166,250* in assets in their name (not held in Trust), then their assets may be subject to the death probate.
In California, a probate attorney is paid a statutory amount which is the same whether you hire an experienced probate attorney, or one who is inexperienced. When you are looking for a probate attorney, you should focus your search on finding an attorney who is knowledgeable of the probate process and has the experience to guide you through the process correctly. To that end, the State of California’s Board of Legal Specialization has recognized attorney Justin M. Kennedy as a Certified Specialist in probate law. Our office and attorney Kennedy have helped hundreds of people through the death probate process. If you or a loved one may need a death probate, please contact our office to schedule a consultation. We can be reached at (408) 356-9200 or via this “Contact Us” link.
*Please note that as of 4/1/22, the probate limit in California has increased to $184,500
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