Arcadia Probate Lawyers
Reliable Legal Guidance in Your Corner
The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port proudly offers a wide range of services for individuals, families, and business owners who need qualified guidance in probate, trust administration, tax controversies, and estate planning matters. Our firm is committed to using our years of experience and legal insight to provide clients of all backgrounds with ethical, experienced, and effective legal representation. For instance, we know that probate can be a complicated and frustrating process, but with our assistance, you can feel confident that the probate process will go smoothly.
If you want to eliminate creditors’ claims against your probate property and make sure your heirs and other beneficiaries obtain as much as what they are entitled to, then please call (310) 526-3433 today to speak with our friendly staff.
Probate Services We Offer in Arcadia
Did you know that if you own real estate that is worth more than $55,425, and personal property that is worth more than $166,250, then your estate must pass through probate, even if you have a valid will? This means that the probate court will oversee how the assets and property in your estate are transferred to your family and loved ones. Most people worry about the probate process because they fear the court will award unintended beneficiaries. But with the right planning strategy, you can have peace of mind knowing that your hard-earned wealth is protected and your assets will be passed on to the next generation.
Stop by our law office or give us a call if you would like to discuss how we can assist with any of the following probate, and trust and estate matters:
- Trust administration
- Will contests
- Probate litigation
- Petitions for probate
- Post-mortem tax planning
- Lost wills
- Removing an executor or trustee
- Tax Controversies
What Type of Assets Are Subject to Probate?
In the state of California, most real estate or personal property that the deceased party owned will be included in probate after they pass away. The following assets are subject to probate:
- Real estate
- Checking accounts
- Savings accounts
- Vacation homes
Client-Focused Legal Representation
We understand that probate can be intimidating if you aren’t familiar with this area of law. The death of a loved one is a stressful experience, so let our legal team equip you with the legal tools you need to protect your wealth and legacy.
Please contact us online or give us a call at (310) 526-3433 to schedule your free initial phone consultation.