Accessing a Safe Deposit Box When a Loved One Passes

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When a loved one passes, the time after death can be confusing and sometimes traumatic. Important documents such as the Will and Trust of the decedent may need to be gathered quickly. The location of this paperwork is often found in a safe deposit box. If your name is on the box, no problem, right? … Read more

Costs of Probate in California: What You Need to Know in 2018

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In California, if your assets are valued at $150,000 or more and they are not directed to beneficiaries through either a trust plan, beneficiary designation, or a surviving spouse, those assets are required to go through the probate process upon your incapacity or death. ┬áHere are the costs you can expect if faced with probating … Read more