Monthly Archives: January 2014

Does the Spouse of the Deceased Have Rights?

Our Oakland Probate Litigation Attorneys Provide Free Consultations In the video below, Oakland probate litigation lawyer Charles Triay discusses his work in probate litigation involving individuals dealing with marital right issues concerning the estates of deceased spouses. He explains that since California is a community property state, the law may allow for you to receive property rights to your deceased spouse’s estate. If your spouse has died and you have questions regarding your spousal rights, speak with us today. Video Transcription Hi. I’m Charles Triay. Many cases we handle involve the rights of the spouse of the deceased. The main area that comes into play is whether a particular asset is community property or separate property or partially community property or partially separate property. California is one of the few community property states in the western U.S., and so we have a unique set of laws that gives spouses community property…
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The Psychology of Lawsuits

Our Oakland Probate Litigation Lawyer Discusses the Legal Complexities In this video, our Oakland probate litigation attorney Charles Triay talks about how it can be difficult to predict exactly how a case will turn out because of the high level of emotions that are usually involved. He explains how cases tend to require time for each party to deal with their emotions about the situation before the case can be handled in a professional manner. The attorneys of the Triay Law Office have years of experience professionally handling probate litigation, and are available to speak with you about your legal needs during a free consultation. Video Transcription I want to talk for a minute about the psychology involved in lawsuits. People often come to me and tell me, “Oh, this case will settle early.” They say that either because they believe the other side knows that the other side is…
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How Did You Become a Specialist in Probate Law?

Our Oakland Probate Litigation Lawyer Explains His Specialty In the video below, Oakland probate litigation attorney Charles Triay talks about how he received and maintains his certification as a specialist in the legal area of probate law. As a probate law specialist, he is required to keep up-to-date on probate law changes and regulations through continuing education as well as seek recertification every five years. The Triay Law Office is able to answer any of your questions about defective wills and trusts when you schedule a consultation with our firm. Video Transcription That’s a good question. To become a certified specialist in any area, including probate, you have to do three things: You have to get letters of reference from experienced attorneys and judges attesting to your ability. You have to fulfill certain practice requirements about how many cases of each type you’ve handled and attest to that. You have to…
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