Category Archives: Estate

What Do You Do if There is a Dispute Surrounding a Will?

An estate dispute can be an immensely stressful experience for all involved. This is compounded by the fact that such disputes can be complex in nature, and many individuals that do not practice law are unsure of the steps that will need to occur if an estate dispute arises. Luckily, experts well versed in estate…
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The 5 Most Common Reasons for Will Contests In Los Angeles, California

During estate planning, many do not expect their Last Will and Testament to ever be contested. A will is widely recognized as a legally binding and permanent document that’s conditions will be met after an individual’s passing. However, each year between 0.5%-3% of wills are contested within the United States, alone. To avoid your will being contested, it is essential to understand the various ways people…
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What Happens When a Trust Fails to Identify Assets of the Estate

A living trust is a written legal document where assets are placed into a trust for a person’s benefit during their lifetime and their beneficiaries benefit after their death. The successor trustee is put in charge of reallocating assets after the death of the individual who wrote the trust. The living trust is often selected…
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