California state probate laws detail the legal proceedings that conclude a person's financial and legal affairs after they die. The laws cover issues ranging from how an executor of the estate is appointed to what attorn... More » Business & Finance Financial Planning

California Probate Code Section 13100 is part of the California state law regarding the acquiring of property under a certain value by a successor from the estate of a decedent. It is applicable after a period of 40 days... More » Government & Politics Law

Find answers to questions about probate law online by visiting, and the websites of specific state courts, such as The Judicial Branch of California. Probate law refers to transferring property of th... More » Government & Politics Law
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