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Can an Executor Change a Will?

An executor plays a key role in managing a deceased’s person’s estate when they pass away. But what powers does an executor have? And can a will be changed by an executor? If you’re named asREAD MORE >
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What Happens After Probate Is Closed in California?

The probate process can be confusing. However, it’s often a key part of settling a person’s estate–and letting those left behind move on. But what happens after probate is “closed”? And how long does the processREAD MORE >
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When Is Probate Required in California?

Probate is a legal process for settling assets after a person dies. “Assets” include homes, bank accounts, retirement accounts, and other personal property. The issue is that probate can be a complex – and lengthy –READ MORE >

Topanga Canyon Estate Planning Attorney

Many believe estate planning only applies to the elderly, but it’s never too early to start to plan for the future. Estate planning is valuable for anyone who owns property or has specific desires for theirREAD MORE >

How Can I Ensure My Wishes Are Followed in My Estate Plan?

You may invest considerable time and energy in your estate plan, but how do you ensure it supports your final wishes regarding asset distribution, end-of-life care, funeral plans, and other key considerations? Here are the keyREAD MORE >