Common Misconceptions about Wills and Probate

Common Misconceptions about Wills and Probate

Although the mention of probate is enough to make anyone cringe, it is important to remember that the San Diego probate process is in place to serve an important purpose. If your loved one passes without a will or estate plan, the probate courts allow for the assets to be distributed to the heirs.

Can a House be Sold in Probate?

Can a House be Sold in Probate?

The simple answer to this question is yes, a San Diego house can be sold while in probate. Real estate is typically the largest asset within the estate and experience shows that most San Diego Executors and Administrators choose to sell the house during the probate period.

Probate Steps

Probate Steps

San Diego probate is the court procedure that changes the legal ownership of the decedent’s property. The purpose of probate is to make sure that, in the presence of a will, the decedent’s wishes are carried out, including appointment of the decedent’s Executor. In the case that the decedent passed away intestate (without a will), the San Diego probate court would typically appoint a family member to act as Administrator.

How to Help with San Diego Probate Real Estate

How to Help with San Diego Probate Real Estate

  How to Help with San Diego Probate Real Estate I was talking with a friend about the difference between the two words “service” and “help”. The word service is a wimpy word; what does it really mean? The word help has a clear meaning; someone is in trouble and they need you.   Last…

Why Sell a House in Probate

Why Sell a San Diego House in Probate?

As the San Diego Executor Why Sell a San Diego House in Probate?   A San Diego probate is applicable when a decedent left a will that must be executed by the person named in the will. After having been confirmed by the San Diego Probate Courts, the San Diego Executor becomes responsible for fulfilling…