Prepare and File Petition for Probate 1-2 months
Court hearing on the Petition for Probate 2-3 months
The following are issued:  Letters of Administration, Orders for Probate, Duties and Liabilities, Issue Bond (if ordered), & **Letters  Testamentary **

2-4 months

(if not contested)

Notice to Creditors 2-3 months
Notice to Department of Health Services Inventory & Appraisement 4-8 months
Pay State and Federal Taxes (if necessary) 6-12 months
Allow or Reject Creditor Claims
Possible Preliminary Distributions
Notice to Department of Health Services (if deceased received medical)
Notice to Franchise Tax Board (if heir is out of state)
Claim of Exemption (if assets transfer to a minor) 6-15 months
Receive Final Tax Letter from State and Federal (if appropriate) 6-18 months
File Petition for Final Distribution and Accounting 8-16 months
Hearing on Petition for final Distribution and Accounting
Order Approving Final Distribution and Accounting
Distribution of Assets to Heirs 9-17 months
Final Discharge Order (indicates close of probate case) 9-18 months
Final Distribution of Funds 9-18 months



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Bevery Hills CA 90212

First of all you may be asking yourself a few questions regarding your probate estate that you now have to handle.

What is probate and what is happening right now?

Why are the courts involved?

What do I do with everything in the house?

How do I pay all the debts?

Do you really need to sell the home right now?

What if I let my family members buy me out?

If I choose to sell at a later time what are our liabilities and risks of holding on to the property?

Will we lose any tax benefits if we hold on to the property?



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