Basic Court Fees Let’s get the boring things out of the way first. For the most straight forward probate, there largest filing fees are incurred at the beginning and end of the process. The 2018 fee charged to file a probate petition is $435. There will be a $435 filing fee to file the petition … Continue reading California Probate: How Much Does It Cost?
California Probate: What’s the Purpose? Probate. You’ve heard the word, but what is it? Here is a brief overview to let you know what triggers the probate process and what is involved to complete the journey. In general, probate is the court supervised collection of assets, payment of debts and expenses with the net amount being … Continue reading California Probate: What's the Purpose?
Massive layoffs face the San Francisco Superior Court and it appears Clerks and Commissioners will be hit very hard. I first related Ari Burack’s article on the Dire situation forecast for San Francisco Superior Court here. I then passed on the Court’s press release on this matter here. In what is becoming an unexpected series on this … Continue reading San Francisco Court Update: Source Indicates All Commissioners and 100 Clerks to be Laid Off
As if moving through the courts wasn’t slow enough already, it looks like things will be getting worse. Clients beware, practitioners be warned. See the article by Ari Burack in the Examiner: Update – See my post on the Court’s July 18, 2011 press release here. Massive layoffs and courtroom closures in San Francisco Superior Court are expected … Continue reading Dire Situation Forecast for San Francisco Superior Court