LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney William Kenneth Sweeney

TITLE IN THE NAME OF A DECEASED SPOUSE OR DECEASED DOMESTIC PARTNER IN CALIFORNIA

YOUR SPOUSE OR DOMESTIC PARTNER JUST DIED. YOU ARE DISTRAUGHT AND IN MOURNING. TO MAKE THINGS EVEN WORSE, YOU REMEMBER OR LEARN THAT AN ASSET OR ASSETS ARE IN HIS OR HER NAME. AS THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OR SURVIVING DOMESTIC PARTNER, WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS TO THAT PROPERTY?

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