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18 07, 2019

How Much Does It Cost to Challenge a Trust in California?

By |July 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contesting the terms of a trust can be a long and difficult process. Depending on your situation, you may be wondering what the cost of challenging a trust might be, and whether it is worth the time, money, and effort. The person challenging a trust must take the first step of bringing the matter to [...]

18 06, 2019

3 Things to Consider When Challenging a Trust in California

By |June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Challenging a trust or a will in the state of California is a rare occurrence. That's why when it happens, beneficiaries are confused as to what to do in this kind of situation. As dealing with all the legal procedures, contesting a trust needs a lot of patience, resources, and dealing with stress. Before deciding [...]

13 06, 2019

Get the Justice That You Deserve by Hiring an Experienced Trust Litigation Attorney

By |June 13th, 2019|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Disputes may arise among beneficiaries and between fiduciaries during estate administration, despite the best-laid estate plans. Our experienced trust litigation attorney in Los Angeles and Orange County represents clients in estate and trust litigation to help resolve conflicts in our clients’ best interests. It is essential to understand that estate administration and the living trust [...]

18 05, 2018

How to Avoid Probate Court in CA?

By |May 18th, 2018|Blog Posts|0 Comments

How To Avoid Probate Court In California The California probate process is designed to provide a legal and efficient method for determining how a deceased resident's affairs are properly managed, in addition to ensuring his or her assets are distributed responsibly. At times, however, this legal undertaking can be long and tedious. The Stevenson Law [...]

12 11, 2014

Probate Code Section 850 Helps Get the Job Done

By |November 12th, 2014|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Before someone can get the benefit of a statute, one needs to be listed or described in some way as a beneficiary of the law in order to take advantage of it. One law, California Probate Code Section 850(a)(1), can cover a number of interested parties, including, depending on the circumstances, a guardian, conservator or [...]

15 10, 2014

Postnuptial Agreement Do’s and Don’t’s

By |October 15th, 2014|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Marriage related agreements give spouses some certainly concerning the division of property if the two divorce later on. They are similar to a will and could impact your estate planning. While state law provides how your property will be divided if you die without a will, state law will also spell out how your property [...]

28 09, 2014

Limiting Challenges to a Trust in Limited Circumstances

By |September 28th, 2014|Blog Posts|0 Comments

A no contest clause in a trust discourages a beneficiary from challenging it, normally by threatening the forfeiture of the distribution if a challenge is made. These clauses are enforceable in limited circumstances. Depending on the circumstances the clause may or may not be a strong deterrence to future legal action by a beneficiary. California [...]