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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 »

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 »

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

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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 »

Probate is the legal process by which the assets owned by a dead person are transferred to the heirs or beneficiaries of that person. During probate, the court first must ascertain that the will is valid, and then a full... More »

Probate assets refer to three specific types of assets listed in a person's will that are owned by the individual's estate upon his death. These include individual assets, tenants in common property and beneficiary asset... More »

Texas probate laws include the independent administration of an estate, which allows executors to wrap up an estate's affairs with minimal court supervision, according to Nolo. The small estate law allows people inheriti... More »