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Duties of a Successor Trustee

If a decedent had a properly drafted and funded trust, probate  is generally not required. Unlike a will, a trust is a private document and need not be filed with the probate court. Nonetheless, the successor trustee must still take steps to administer … Continue reading

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California Short Sales And Deficiency Judgments

There are numerous realtors who promise to obtain a short sale for your underwater property, claiming that this will allow you to walk away from the property without further liability, while preserving your creditworthiness.  They tell their clients that California … Continue reading

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What Everyone Should Know About Wills

1. What Is a Will? Your will is a legal document in which you give certain instructions to be carried out after your death. For example, you may direct the distribution of your assets (your money and property), and give … Continue reading

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