California, all the other 49 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws governing probate and estate planning – the probate process, the validity of wills, creation of trusts, and more. These laws can fall under various names, often as collections of laws called “codes.” The different estate and probate codes that can be found from state to state include “Estate Administration,” “Decedents’ Estates,” “Trust and Fiduciaries, and the “Uniform Probate Code.”
In the table provided here, you will find links and citations to estate and probate laws for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Speak to a probate attorney in California about your questions. Call Mitchell A. Port at (310)559-5259.