FDIC Insurance For Trusts

The rules for trusts are even more complicated with FDIC insurance. Here are the current rules, as of September 20, 2011, from the FDIC website. I hope this helps you. Ownership Categories Revocable Trust Accounts This section explains FDIC insurance coverage for revocable trust accounts, and is not intended as estate planning advice or guidance. […]

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Insolvent Probate Estates in California

These posts I am making from a past probate seminar I gave for NBI have generated a lot of interest. That’s great. I have a hunch this will generate the most. There are a lot of insolvent (BANKRUPT) probate estates in California. In many of these cases we can still put dollars in your pocket […]

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Creditors in California Probate Court

I am getting good feedback from my lecture notes so here are some more.  This is also from my 2008 probate lecture to attorneys held at the Sheraton in downtown Sacramento. It was a lecture to a room full of people interested in the California probate process. This section is about creditors.  There are ways […]

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Creditors in Probate Cases

As I mentioned yesterday I am a frequent lecturer on California probate and estate planning.  Down below are my notes from a 2008 lecture on the probate process given here in Sacramento to a room full of attorneys. There are a lot of little issues involved with putting creditors on notice in probate. Failure to […]

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Managing the Probate Inventory

I am a frequent lecturer, to other attorneys, in the area of probate and estate planning.  A lot of people of questions on the California Probate Inventory. Here are my notes from a 2008 lecture I gave on this topic: Contact me with questions or visit our probate website at for more information -John […]

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