Are Transfer on Death Deeds Legal in California?
Yes. For more information click here.
Is there such a thing as a "land trust" in California?
No, but the same results can be achieved using other estate planning devices. For more information, click here.
What is the deadline for filing a creditor's claim against a decedent's estate in California?
Unexpired claims against a decedent's estate must be commenced within one year after the date of death. If a probate is commenced before this deadline, the deadline is shortened (but not lengthened) to the later of (1) four months after the date letters are first issued to a general personal representative, or (2) sixty days after the date notice of administration is to the creditor.