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California Probate Practice

The complete guide to practice in California's probate courts.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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These authoritative volumes bring you the start-to-finish guidance needed to handle a decedent's estate in California. Focusing on essential law and procedure, California Probate Practice keeps you up-to-date on important changes in the California Probate Code, offers counsel on ethical issues, and takes you through the complex probate procedures with a wealth of time-saving checklists and practice tips.

•  Contains a step-by-step overview of the entire estate handling process.
•  Covers mandatory and elective procedures involved in administration of an estate.
•  Discusses procedures for passing property outside probate.
•  Provides examples of non-judicial forms and illustrated tax forms with instructions.
•  Complete text of California Probate Code.
•  Cites and references to cases, statutes, law reviews, and periodicals.

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Table of Contents

Volume 1



Part 1 PLANNING AND PROBATE PROCEDURE

Chapter 1 Client Interview and Preliminary Assistance

Chapter 2 Handling the Estate

Chapter 3 General Procedure in Probate Proceedings



Part 2 TRANSFERS WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 4 Transfer of Property Without Administration



Part 3 INITIATING PROBATE ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 5 Initiating Probate Administration

Chapter 6 Bonds



Part 4 ADMINISTERING THE ESTATE

Chapter 7 Independent Administration of Estates

Chapter 8 Family Protection

Chapter 9 [Reserved]



Volume 2



Part 4 ADMINISTERING THE ESTATE (Continued)

Chapter 10 Collecting Assets

Chapter 11 Inventory and Appraisal

Chapter 12 Claims Against the Estate

Chapter 12A Claims Against Decedent's Revocable Trust

Chapter 13 Resolution of Third-Party Disputes

Chapter 14 Payment of Claims, Expenses, and Other Charges

Chapter 15 Taxation of Estates

Chapter 16 Management of Assets

Chapter 17 [Reserved]



Volume 3



Part 4 ADMINISTERING THE ESTATE (Continued)

Chapter 20 Exchange or Lease of Assets and Options to Purchase

Chapter 21 Sale of Property

Chapter 22 Replacement of Personal Representatives

Chapter 23 Determining Heirs and Devisees and Their Distributive Shares

Chapter 24 Accounts

Chapter 25 Distribution and Discharge

Chapter 26 Compensation of Personal Representative and Estate Attorney



Part 5 ANCILLARY ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 27 Ancillary Administration

Chapter 28–29 [Reserved]



Volume 4



Part 6 WILL CONTESTS AND CONTRACTS

Chapter 30 Will Contests

Chapter 31 Contracts to Make Wills



Part 7 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR

Chapter 32 Public Administrators



Part 8 MISSING PERSONS

Chapter 33 Missing Persons



CALIFORNIA PROBATE CODE AND RULES

TABLE OF STATUTES

TABLE OF CASES

INDEX