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About Triay Law Office

Charles Triay is an Oakland probate litigation lawyer

Can Social Media and Emails Be Used in Probate Litigation?

Locate a Probate Litigation Attorney in Oakland With the continuing advancements in technology and the important role it plays in our daily lives, the law has also grown to utilize these methods of communication as strong pieces of evidence. In this video, attorney Charles Triay explains how California law permits lawyers to subpoena, or issue a written order to obtain, emails and other electronic documents to support probate law cases. If you are involved in probate litigation and need experienced legal counsel on your side, speak with the Triay Law Office to see how our firm may be of assistance. Video Transcription One of the interesting things that’s come up recently is social media and email. People don’t write letters as much as they used to, and they don’t even use the telephone as much as they used to. They communicate by email. California has passed what’s called, for short,…
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Why is Probate Litigation Expensive?

Our Attorneys Provide Services on Contingency or Hourly Fees A number of factors go in to why probate litigation can become expensive, such as the time and expenses needed to adequately prepare a case. However, there are many probate matters that may benefit from retaining legal counsel to uphold your rights and the last wishes as outlined in your deceased loved one’s will or trust. The Triay Law Office in Oakland is available through an hourly or contingency fee basis, whichever better fits your needs. Call attorney Charles Triay today at (510) 463-3165 for more information. Video Transcription Probate litigation is expensive for two reasons. The first reason is that there’s a lot of work that’s required to prepare a case. Because it is kind of like a mosaic or a painting, where you’re assembling lots of little different bits and pieces to make the whole picture, you have to…
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Does California Legally Recognize Videotaped Wills?

Our Oakland Probate Litigation Attorney Explains the Validity of Videotaped Wills As Oakland probate litigation lawyer Charles Triay discusses in the following video, the state of California does not uphold wills that are solely videotaped. However, if a videotaped will correlates with what is outlined in a written will, the written will is what will hold validity in the eyes of the law. Our Oakland probate litigation attorneys can offer experienced legal representation to those dealing with defective wills. Schedule a consultation today with the Triay Law Office to learn more about your rights. Video Transcription The question is: “What about a videotaped will?” California doesn’t recognize a videotaped will, but the way that usually arises is that in connection with a written will, there will be a video done, but if it’s just a video where someone is saying, “When I die I want to leave my house to…
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