What is a probate referee?

What is a probate referee?

Question 39 What is a probate referee? A probate referee is someone who is tasked with appraising and evaluating the non-cash assets of an estate. It is a requirement that probated estates be examined by a probate referee in California. Most probate referees are used...
What is included in the inventory and appraisal?

What is included in the inventory and appraisal?

Question 38 What is included in the inventory and appraisal? The inventory should include all property owned by the decedent such as cash, checking, savings, and investment accounts, jewelry, furniture automobiles, collectibles, antiques, business interests and other...
How much is a probate attorney in California?

How much is a probate attorney in California?

  Question 36 How much is a probate attorney in California? Again a probate attorney in California usually takes a statutory attorney fee of 4% of the first $100,000 of the gross value of the probate estate. 3% of the next $100,000. 2% of the next $800,000. 1% of the...