Los Angeles Small Estate Administration Attorney
Services Backed by Nearly Two Decades of Experience
When an Estate is worth less a certain threshold that requires formal
Probate, it may be administered outside of Probate court through a process called
“Small Estate Affidavit” or “Affidavit for Collection.”
Certain rules and time limitations, including creditor protection rules, apply.
If you need assistance with small estates affidavit proceedings or are
unsure whether an Estate meets the qualifications for Small Estate Administration
in California, let the
Law Offices of Maria N. Jonsson, PC assess your case.
Contact our firm
online or by phone at
(310) 935-0706 for a consultation. We provide high-quality, affordable services for individuals
and families throughout Los Angeles.
Requirements for Small Estate Affidavit in California
The Small Estate s Affidavit procedure can only be utilized for personal
property, and it
cannot be utilized to transfer real property. Real estate will need to go through
some form of Probate. The Small Estate Affidavit cannot be signed any
earlier than 40 days following the death of the property owner, and by
utilizing this procedure, the signer swears under penalty of perjury that
there are no known creditors of the Estate.
Call us to learn more about the Creditors’ statute of limitations
in California as related to Small Estate Administration and to Probate.
When you bring your case to the Law Offices of Maria N. Jonsson, PC, we
can conduct a thorough assessment of your situation, help you understand
your options, and develop a custom solution for your Estate administration
needs. We strive to be the “go-to” law Firm for Trust and
Estate Administration in Marina Del Rey, Venice, and the surrounding area.