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Are you going through the probate process and need to open an estate account to pay the decedent’s bills and creditors? If you’re working with a probate lawyer, they should handle everything for you. If you’re doing it yourself, all banks like Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and Etrade will be familiar with your needs, […]

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Undue influence cases can be complicated to prosecute. Historically, undue influence was limited to situations of influence over the mentally incapacitated. However, as our elderly population continues to grow states, including California, have responded with legislation that allows family members to pursue litigation in situations where a loved one may be of relatively sound mind […]

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There are few probate and trust situations as emotional as Financial Elder Abuse. Adding money, inheritance, and other assets to an abuse situation can become overwhelming for victims and families. At RMO Lawyers, we protect clients faced with difficult elder financial abuse situations everyday. Please contact us anytime for a free consultation. Whether you choose […]

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There are five basic instances that you may have to go to Los Angeles Superior Probate Court: 1. To file a petition for probate, 2. To attend your probate hearing, 3. To clear probate notes for your petition to be approved, 4. To update the probate court judge on the status of your administration, and […]

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One of the most popular things clients look for in a probate attorney is location, preferably a “probate lawyer near me”. Well, here are six reasons I’d want a probate lawyer near me, plus one big reason I’d choose a probate attorney even hundreds of miles away from me. 6 Reasons to choose a local […]

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Power of attorney grants the holder (the “agent”) to act on the behalf of another person (the “principal”), for the sake of their best interest. It is an important role when a person becomes incapacitated, or otherwise is unable to make legal, financial or health decisions on their own. A principal can grant as many, […]

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Curious about wills? Need a living will? Looking for an estate planning attorney? From California to Florida, this guide will help. We’ll cover various types of wills, why you might be interested in them, and then how you might be able to go about creating one – either with an estate planning attorney or will […]

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Probate lawyer and attorney costs are standardized in California and most other states. Plus, other fees and compensation also are predetermined. To help clarify, let’s discuss the four basic groups of probate lawyer costs and other fees:   Ordinary Probate Lawyer Costs Ordinary probate attorney costs are predetermined by statute and based upon the value […]

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Rest assured, many Los Angeles Superior Court probate petitions generate probate notes. They’re very common and easy to address. If you’re working with a probate attorney, they should be handling everything. If you’re doing things on your own, here’s a simple guide to LASC probate notes:   What are probate notes? Probate notes are simply […]

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A trust litigation attorney becomes necessary when disputes arise during the organized distribution of property from one generation to another, e.g. heirs and beneficiaries. Typically, a trust is constructed in such a way that instructions are clearly stated. However, despite a well-crafted trust document being in place, legal issues can and do still come up, […]

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