Estate Planning Terms & General Information

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Sonoma County Public Law Libraryclick here

Sonoma County Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Serviceclick here

Avvo – Lawyer Directory and Free Articles – click here

Estate Planning Process

Find Law – General Estate Planning Informationclick here

CNN Money: Estate Planning Basicsclick here

California DMV: Transferring a Vehicle without Probateclick here

IRS Estate and Gift Taxesclick here


Find Law – General Information on Willsclick here


Find Law – General Trust Informationclick here

Nolo: Living Trustsclick here

Trust Administration

Nolo: The Trustee’s Job – The First Six Months – click here

Nolo: Advice to Trusteesclick here

Probate Administration

California Bar: What is Probate?click here

Sonoma County Superior CourtHow do I Find Information on Probate? click here

Probate Self-Help Guideclick here

Simplified Procedures to Transfer an Estateclick here

Estates That May Need Formal Probateclick here

Probate Judicial Counsel Formsclick here

California Intestate Rulesclick here

Sonoma County Superior CourtProbate Divisionclick here

Powers of Attorney

Nolo: Powers of Attorney
Resource #1 – click here

Recourse #2 – click here

Information on Making Health Care Decisions & Health Care Directives

Nolo: Types of Health Care Directivesclick here