Creditor Claims In Probate

March 1, 2012 by Mitchell A. Port

Generally, creditors can expect to have their claims satisfied after a timely filing of the proper form with the California probate court according to the following order of priority:

Expenses of administration Obligations secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other lien Funeral expenses Expenses of last illness Family allowance Wage claims General debts

For more specific information, look at California Probate Code Sections 11420-11429.
To challenge a creditor's claim, click on this link.

Need help with your claim in probate? Call a California lawyer. Call Mitchell A. Port at (310) 559-5259.