Estate Executor Laws in California?

Answer An estate executor is typically appointed by the deceased person in his will to assemble the assets of the deceased and pay estate debts and taxes. The executor also distributes assets as required ... Read More »

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Can one sibling be selected to be executor of the estate even though all 5 children have been assigned as executors of the estate?

Generally there are only one or two Executors to a Will. Executor (male) or Executrix (female.) It is odd there should be five Executors. An Executor/Executrix has the right to decline to handle th... Read More »

California Real Estate Usury Laws?

The term usury refers to the act of lending money to a borrower at an interest rate higher than what is allowed by law. Many states, such as California, have enacted laws to protect consumers and d... Read More »

Real Estate Laws for Appraisals in California?

Since the mortgage meltdown in the mid-1990s, new California legislation governs how real estate appraisals are conducted to protect the public interest and reduce fraud. These laws help appraiser... Read More »

Laws Regarding Death Disclosures in Real Estate Transactions in California?

Proper disclosure is key to a successful real estate transaction. California law requires the timely and accurate disclosure of all material facts known to the seller that may affect the property's... Read More »