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What You Need to Know as a Trustee - Werner Law Firm

What You Need to Know as a Trustee

If you have been chosen as a trustee to one’s living trust, then understanding your responsibilities is crucial. The position of trustee places a considerable amount of work on your shoulders. It will be largely upon you to fulfill a trust’s purpose, over a indeterminate amount of time. In many ways, it’s an absolute honor

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the most common estate planning concerns-werner

The 5 Most Common Estate Planning Concerns

The biggest estate planning mistake people make is to begin worrying estate planning concerns too late. It is never too soon to plan your finances, especially because people do not know the future. While financial planning is the key to maintaining wealth, not preparing in the matters of your own estate could mean that everything

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California Probate Explained - Werner Law Firm

California Probate Explained

Unless an individual dies with a living trust or meets other specific criteria, their estate must go through probate after they pass away. The California probate process ensures that all of the estate’s debts are paid and that the assets are distributed to the proper beneficiaries and heirs. From start to finish, this process typically

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Understanding the “Quiet Title” Action - Werner Law Firm

Understanding the “Quiet Title” Action

Selling properties in probate is a time-consuming process, but it’s an important task that helps families move on and prepare for the next stage of life. However, property in probate is prone to disputes, particularly if there’s an unclear will or multiple beneficiaries who want to lay claim to the house. A quiet title can

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