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What Happens If Someone Dies Without Funding Their Trust? Heggstad Petitions and Probate Code 850

November 1, 2015

From the Desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess Research and writing by Klint LeBlang Real Property and the California Heggstad Petition A… Read more

California Probate Court Process — 3 Evils of Probate

April 22, 2015

From the desk of San Diego Probate Lawyer, Kristina R. Hess: Greetings Californians!  Check out my new video on the California Probate Court Process —… Read more

What Realtors and other San Diego Professionals Need to Know About Probate

October 23, 2014

What You Need to Know About Probate   A Guide for Professionals By Kristina R. Hess, San Diego Probate Attorney and Counselor at Law  … Read more

California Probate Process Where Decedent Had a Will… and San Diego Probate Will Contest

March 29, 2014

From the desk of San Diego Trust Attorney and Probate Attorney, Kristina Hess with research and contribution by Klint Leblang  Useful Information Regarding the Probate… Read more

San Diego Probate Court Process — Part II:The Personal Representative And Her Administration Of The Estate

December 14, 2013

From the desk of San Diego Probate and Trust Attorney, Kristina R. Hess With Contribution and Research by Klint LeBlang The Personal Representative The person… Read more

San Diego Probate Court and the Probate Process

December 2, 2013

From the desk of San Diego Probate Attorney, Kristina Hess With contribution by Klint LeBlang Overview on Probate Probate can be a long and lengthy… Read more

Intentional Interference With Expected Inheritance in California — Probate Avoidance

September 19, 2013

From the desk of San Diego Estate Planning Attorney, Kristina R. Hess (Haymes) With Research and Contribution by Klint LeBlang The California courts have added… Read more

Setting Aside a Trust: Did someone take your inheritance?

September 8, 2013

From the Desk of San Diego Will and Trust Attorney, Kristina Hess. Research and contribution by Klint LeBlang Are you worried about your family after… Read more

Number One Reason Why Living Trusts “Fail”

April 5, 2013

From the desk of San Diego estate lawyer, Kristina Hess Haymes San Diegans, you may have heard that the only foolproof way to avoid your… Read more

Californians Don’t Wait Until You Are Stranded in Your Car Before Getting Your Affairs In Order…

March 26, 2012

From the Desk of San Diego Trust and Probate Attorney, Kristina Hess Haymes I heard this story on the radio this morning about a man… Read more

San Diego Probate Court / Vista Probate Court Attorney… Help my mom just passed away

January 24, 2012

From the desk of San Diego Probate Attorney, Kristina R. Hess Haymes… The unthinkable happens…. someone you love is gone well before what you thought… Read more

San Diego Probate Court — how to avoid family feuds and money drain

September 2, 2011

From the Desk of San Diego Probate Attorney, Kristina Haymes Recently I was sitting in San Diego Probate Court one morning listening to some probate… Read more