Prince’s Estate and Probate

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Dustin Macfarlane discusses the outcome of the famous pop singer’s (Prince) estate and how much money his heirs will not be receiving because he didn’t have an estate plan. He will dive into how a simple estate plan could have protected the singer’s money and provided a much larger inheritance. Full Transcript from California Probate…

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Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

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When a family member passes away, there are many decisions that need to be made and many emotions to handle. The last thing anyone thinks about is taxes. Unfortunately, even the deceased can’t escape taxation. If the departed family member earned taxable income during the year in which they died, then federal taxes may be…

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Acting as an Executor – What’s Involved?

An executor is the person designated in a Will as the individual who is responsible for performing a number of tasks necessary to wind down the decedent’s affairs. Generally, the executor’s responsibilities involve taking charge of the deceased person’s assets, notifying beneficiaries and creditors, paying the estate’s debts and distributing the property to the beneficiaries.…

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How Does the Probate Process Work in California? A Probate Lawyer Explains

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One common question is: Does every estate need to go through probate, and how long can estate distribution take? Estate planning can be an emotionally loaded topic for many people. Apart from the natural fears and difficult decisions involved in making a will and appointing an executor, people regularly reach out to us during the…

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