How to Probate an Estate in California

How to Probate an Estate in California

Julia Nissley, Lisa Fialco


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How to Probate an Estate in California provides forms, instructions, and guidance for probating a simple estate in California.


Julia Nissley:
Julia Nissley was the cherished author of How to Probate an Estate in California. She wrote the book while working as a probate administrator with the Los Angeles law firm of Silverberg, Rosen, Leon & Behr. She later opened her own probate-form preparation service, and for the next 25 years helped hundreds of families probate California estates. During that time, she also kept her book meticulously up-to-date. Julia Nissley passed away in late 2015, after finishing her work on the 23rd edition.|||Lisa Fialco has a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. Prior to joining Kelley & Farren in 2010, Lisa litigated consumer protection and other matters both for the Federal Trade Commission and in the private sector. She also worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court. Lisa presents public seminars on estate planning topics and served as the co-chair of the Marin County Bar Association Probate & Estate Planning Section for 2014 and 2015.