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Probate Process Basics

“Probate” generally refers to the act of proving the validity of a will, and the process of court supervision overseeing the transfer of legal title of property from the estate of a deceased person (the “decedent”) to their beneficiaries or heirs, according to the directions expressed in their will or state intestacy laws.

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Obtaining a Conservatorship

What is a Conservatorship? A conservatorship is a court process in which a judge determines if an individual (the conservatee) lacks the ability to care for their physical needs (conservatorship of the person) or their financial needs (conservatorship of the

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What is a General Conservatorship?

A general conservatorship of the person or of the estate is often established where an elderly person has mental or physical capacity issue, which are severely compromised due to aging or other causes. Please read more about General Conservatorships and reach out to Victor Herrera with questions about how we can help your family.

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What is an LPS Conservatorship?

What is an LPS conservatorship? A Lanterman-Petris-Short Act conservatorship, commonly known as an LPS conservatorship, is a type of conservatorship for individuals sadly suffering from psychotropic problems. These problems can include bi-polar disorder, psycho-effective disorder, psychosis, or other neurological diseases. 

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Fighting a Notice of Proposed Action

The Probate Process Probate is the court process through which the estate of a decedent is inventoried and distributed to the decedent’s beneficiaries or heirs. When a probate is opened, the court appoints a personal representative of the estate to

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Probate Process Basics

“Probate” generally refers to the act of proving the validity of a will, and the process of court supervision overseeing the transfer of legal title of property from the estate of a deceased person (the “decedent”) to their beneficiaries or heirs, according to the directions expressed in their will or state intestacy laws.

Read More »

Obtaining a Conservatorship

What is a Conservatorship? A conservatorship is a court process in which a judge determines if an individual (the conservatee) lacks the ability to care for their physical needs (conservatorship of the person) or their financial needs (conservatorship of the

Read More »

What is a General Conservatorship?

A general conservatorship of the person or of the estate is often established where an elderly person has mental or physical capacity issue, which are severely compromised due to aging or other causes. Please read more about General Conservatorships and reach out to Victor Herrera with questions about how we can help your family.

Read More »

What is an LPS Conservatorship?

What is an LPS conservatorship? A Lanterman-Petris-Short Act conservatorship, commonly known as an LPS conservatorship, is a type of conservatorship for individuals sadly suffering from psychotropic problems. These problems can include bi-polar disorder, psycho-effective disorder, psychosis, or other neurological diseases. 

Read More »

Fighting a Notice of Proposed Action

The Probate Process Probate is the court process through which the estate of a decedent is inventoried and distributed to the decedent’s beneficiaries or heirs. When a probate is opened, the court appoints a personal representative of the estate to

Read More »