Cited as: California Decendent Estate Practice (2d ed Cal CEB 2009)
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"ES-33040." Updates and compilation of chapters written by multiple authors who vary from iteration to iteration.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
V.1. Part I. Initial considerations. Initial considerations. Part II. Nonprobate transfers. Nonprobate transfers. Transfer of personal and real property in small estates. Spouses and registered domestic partners: rights, liabilities, and special transfer procedures. Part III. Starting probate. Jurisdiction and venue. Notice. Petition for probate, letters and qualification. Determination of order of death and proceeding to determine survival. Bonds. Initial duties of personal representative. Part IV. Nonresident issues. Ancillary administration. Nonresident heirs and beneficiaries. Part V. Estate administration. Inventory and appraisal. V.2. Creditors' claims. Independent administration of estates. Petition for instructions or confirmation. Statutory protections for family members. Sales of estate property. Investments and purchases of property. Compromise and settlement of claims. Borrowing money. Options and leases. Handling a decedent's business interests. Accounts. Preliminary distributions. Part VI. Key litigation issues. Will contests and the role of the estate planner. Probate Code section 850 petitions : title disputes and executory contracts. V.3. Proceedings to determine entitlement to estate distribution. Actions by and against personal representative. Part VII: Concluding probate administration. Compensation and fees. Account, report and petition for final distribution. Transfer of assets and discharge of representative. Part VIII: Tax issues. Income tax concepts and procedures. Estate tax concepts and procedures. Table of statutes, regulations and rules. Table of cases. Table of references. Table of forms. Index.
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