Stephen Charles Gruber’s Guides

Stephen Charles Gruber

Trusts Attorney.

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  1. California Pourover Wills

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK

    If You Die with a Living Trust but No Pourover Will The result might be two distribution plans, one for the assets in the trust, and another distribution plan for the probate assets. In some cases t

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  2. FDIC Insurance for Living Trusts

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK

    FDIC Coverage The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures bank accounts in the event of a bank failure. The amount of insurance has been increased to $250,000 by legislation enacted on

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  3. How to Avoid Probate in California

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Avoiding Probate with a Living Trust Assets owned through a living trust do not need to be probated. The assets should be transferred to the trust by changing the titles to the assets. A deed shoul

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  4. California Living Trusts

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Avoiding Probate with a Living Trust A living trust will avoid probate for all of the assets that have been transferred to the trust. Probate is a costly, time-consuming process that many estates do

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  5. Probate in California

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK

    How Much Does Probate Cost? California Probate Code section 10810 sets the maximum statutory fees that attorneys can charge for a probate. Higher fees can be ordered by a court for more complicated c

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  6. Do-It-Yourself Wills in California

    Written by attorney Stephen Gruber, almost 6 years ago.

    Holographic Wills in California One type of do-it-yourself will is the holographic will, which must be in the testator's handwriting (in other words, not typewritten or printed). It must be signed by

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