Ask a Sacramento Probate Lawyer: “My Mother Just Passed Away. What Paperwork Do I Need?”

After the loss of a loved one, there’s so much to do. You need to communicate with family members, plan the funeral, and begin the process of settling the estate.  As a Sacramento probate lawyer, I can help you by giving you a list of important documents that you should gather to begin closing out […]

Hiring the Right Probate Lawyer in Sacramento

Hiring the Right Probate Lawyer in Sacramento When a friend or family member passes away, someone will be named as the executor of that person’s estate.  Because of the length and complexity of the process that follows, it’s usually in everyone’s best interest to hire a skilled Sacramento probate lawyer.  There are different kinds of […]

Can You File For Probate In Sacramento or El Dorado County Without An Attorney?

In Sacramento or El Dorado County, CA, it’s not legally required for you to hire a probate lawyer after the passing of a loved one, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good idea.  For one thing, a Sacramento probate attorney will have a lot of insight into the process, which is something most folks […]

Sacramento Probate Lawyers Don’t Like Surprises

Sure, the typical probate lawyer in Sacramento, CA might like a surprise birthday party or an unexpected bit of good news, but when it comes to probate, the fewer surprises, the better.  One of the main purposes of estate planning, after all, is to detail how an individual would like for things to proceed after […]

Is Probate Such a Terrible Thing? | Probate Lawyers In Sacramento, CA

Probate attorneys in Sacramento are well aware of how difficult the process can be for families and friends who are grieving, for those who value privacy, and even for those who need to get an estate closed to pay off debts and take care of other obligations.  Day in and day out probate attorneys hear […]

How to Avoid the Need for a Probate Lawyer in Sacramento

If you are dealing with an estate that has to go through the probate process in California, your smartest move is likely going to be to work with a Sacramento probate lawyer.  There are cases where very simple estates will move through fairly easily, but there is still a matter of paperwork, accounting, etc. to […]

What Does a Probate Lawyer in Sacramento Do?

Oftentimes, a person isn’t even aware of what a probate lawyer in Sacramento does until he or she is in need of one.  Of course, it is a great idea to hire a probate lawyer, often called an estate planning lawyer,  before you actually “need” his or her services so that things can go as […]

Sacramento Probate and Privacy…There Must be a Better Way

Whether you’re famous or not, you may have reasons for wanting your private information to stay—well—private.  Unfortunately, when your estate goes through the probate process in Sacramento, there is little to no privacy afforded to you or your loved ones.  Instead, the probate division of the Sacramento Superior Court will record everything that happens, and […]

Probate Attorney in Sacramento County Answers, “How do I obtain a death certificate?”

If you have lost a loved one and are now attempting to close out their estate, we are sorry for your loss and we understand how frustrating the process can be. The steps to take after the loss a loved one can be overwhelming, but requesting a death certificate is a great place to get […]

How do I find my loved one’s insurance benefits and retirement accounts after their death?

As a will lawyer in Sacramento, I often hear from clients that finding out what benefits are available under insurance policies and retirement accounts was one of the most difficult tasks in closing out their loved one’s estate. This step can be especially difficult if the person handling the estate is not a surviving spouse […]

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