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The Probate Process

When a person passes away, their assets and belongings typically pass through probate. Courts can add stress, confusion and complication in an already emotional time. While Rosā Law Offices, PC advocates planning today, we understand that dealing with probate can be taxing if a loved one has never established an estate plan. That's why we are here to help you through the probate process.

What Is Involved in the Probate Process?

The first step to initializing probate is filing a petition. After the petition is filed, notices are sent to those who may take part. The will must then be proven and the assets subject to probate must be collected. Any outstanding debts are then paid from the estate as well as estate tax payments. Finally, the estate is closed and the remaining assets can be distributed to the heirs.

How Long Does the Process Take?

The entire court process can be sped up by starting the probate process immediately after a loved one's death. In California, probate can last between 7 and 12 months and maybe longer if the estate is contested. The best ways to accelerate probate are proper estate planning and beginning the probate process early.

Rosā Law Offices, PC Is Here to Help

The passing of a loved one is a difficult and heartbreaking situation to endure. Handling funeral arrangement and other financial affairs can make this time even more challenging. Rosā Law Offices, PC is here to make this process as simple as possible. We provide you the time to grieve while also guiding you through probate in a straightforward manner.

Simplifying Matters

We understand that you are already dealing with a hard time. We also understand that probate can be complicated. One omission or missed deadline can bring everything to a halt, leaving you personally liable. Allow yourself time to properly grieve. The team at Rosā Law Offices, PC can handle the details. Avoid dealing with complications by giving us a call today.

The Role You Need

Rosā Law Offices, PC offers services to make the probate process simpler. When you need a knowledgeable attorney our skilled team to handle the entire probate case, Rosā Law Offices, PC is right for you. Give us a call today and begin simplifying your process immediately.