There are many reasons, in my opinion, to have an estate plan. ONE good reason is the cost of going through probate if your estate does not fall under the Simplified Procedures to Transfer an Estate in CA.
Sample of probate statutory fees for an estate with a total value of $1,000,000.00
If you need an attorney in California who is certified with the State Bar of California in trusts and estates, contact me.
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