Self Service Probate In California

Here is FREE California probate information from an authoritative source – the Superior Court of California:


Property Transfers at Death

Simplified Probate Procedures
How to Probate a Decedent’s Estate
Probate Process Diagram
Preparing the Petition
Administering the Probate Estate after Appointment
Closing and Distributing the Probate Estate

Adoption & Other Help for Minors


Is Guardianship Necessary?
Guardian Duties
Establishing Guardianship
Ending Guardianship
Guardianship vs Adoption
Are You Ready to be a Guardian?
Guardianship Checklist
Guardianship Forms


Name Change for Minors


Adoption Hearing
Rights of Birth Parents
Birth Records
Adoption Terms
More Help with Adoption
Minors Compromise

How to Protect a Child’s Assets
Community Resources

Help for Adults/Elders

LPS [Mental Health] Conservatorship
Conservatorships for Developmentally Disabled Adults (Limited Conservatorships)
Name Change for Adults
How to Adopt an Adult
Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse

Financial & Medical Decision Making

Power of Attorney
Making Health Care Decisions
Living Trusts

How to Establish a Fact of Birth, Death or Marriage

Resources & Referrals

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Probate Court Rules & Forms
Probate Forms
Probate Fees (main site)
Finding a Probate Lawyer
Probate Terms
For professional probate help from an experienced attorney, call Mitchell A. Port at (310) 559-5259. Want to discuss how to probate a will in California or where you can find out more about death and taxes? Call now.