Cost of Probate

Cost of Probate in Los Angeles

What will you be spending?

After a loved one passes away, an attorney is needed to work through the will of the deceased individual, to ensure that the correct divisions of resources and the estate are made . When you involve an attorney in probate legal matters, the attorney will be entitled to a financial fee according to a percentage of the financial worth of the estate . Depending on the particular estate's financial worth, the lawyer will receive compensation accordingly.

For quality assistance with probate, contact our Los Angeles probate lawyer!

How much will the cost be?

According to the probate code under California law §10810 (a), if a lawyer provides standard or normal legal assistance, that lawyer will be paid a sum depending on the financial worth of the estate as provided . For the starting $100,000 the attorney will receive 4%, the following $100,000 is 3%, 2% for the following $800,000, the following $9,000,000 will receive 1%, ½% for the following $15,000,000 and the quantity given for sums that are higher than $25,000,000 is decided through the court.

Under §10811(a), the payment that an attorney who provides exceptional legal assistance receives are subject to further payment than the payment the lawyer receives under §10810 decided by the court. Other possible stipulations may be involved , such as a paralegals aid to the case, and a conditional charge. When the will of the individual that passed away allotted the amount of payment that the lawyer will be paid is the sole reparation that the attorney will receive, according to §10812(a). In this event, a lawyer is able to make a plea.

Need an attorney?

If you have recently experienced the loss of a loved one, you need to hire an attorney today, to ensure that the conditions of the will are honored. The Law Offices of David Shapiro can help - we are sensitive and sympathetic to the pain you are experiencing, and understand the difficulty of the situation you may be facing.

Though there are costs of hiring an attorney, it is essential that you include a lawyer in the process to make sure that your loved one's will is respected, and the division of the individual's belongings is made. Meet with our firm today during a case evaluation.


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