Do you need to initiate probate litigation in California? Did you know that in California, probate petitions are initiated in superior court. First, you’ll need to start the probate litigation in the county where the decedent lived just prior to their death. The very first filing in a probate matter in California will require an initial filing fee that will exceed just over $400. Of course, if you file more applications or motions, there may be additional filing fees. Los Angeles probate litigation filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court also requires electronic filing.

If there’s a will, usually a personal representative takes on the duty of filing. If there’s not, then the court appoints someone to oversee this process. When a petition is filed, it will trigger the court to schedule a hearing for about a month later. Probate contests and probate litigation often arises from sibling rivalry or family arguments. Beneficiaries typically file most probate litigation. No matter which side of litigation you are on, consulting with an attorney specializing in California probate code is your best bet.

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