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About Triay Law Office

Charles Triay is an Oakland probate litigation lawyer

What Do I Do If Someone Who Owes Me Money Passes Away?

Our Oakland Probate Litigation Lawyer Explains Your Rights When a family member, friend or acquaintance passes away without repaying the money he or she owes you, you may have the ability to file a lawsuit to gain this debt. It is in your best interest to speak with an Oakland probate litigation attorney as soon as possible about your situation, and to learn if you are entitled to seek money from the estate of someone who has passed. Contact our Oakland probate litigation lawyers today. Video Transcription If someone who owed you money died, there are very specific steps and very strict time limits that apply and it is possible to sue their estate or to sue their trust or to sue the heirs who inherited their money, but it’s very difficult and you definitely need the help of a lawyer. It’s actually harder to collect from a trust of…
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Do I Have Rights If I Was Not Included in My Spouse’s Will?

Oakland Probate Litigation Lawyers That Handle Spousal Rights Cases In this video, Oakland probate litigation attorney Charles Triay discusses what happens when a spouse is not included in a preexisiting will that was written prior to getting married. The law may provide you with the ability to still inherit some of property owned separately as well as community property you and your spouse acquired while married. If you need legal assistance to uphold your spousal rights, speak with our Oakland probate litigation lawyers for more information. Video Transcription Another area of spousal rights that most people don’t know about is that if a person writes a will before getting married and the will doesn’t say, “I’m planning on getting married to so-and-so,” and then they get married and don’t change the will, the new spouse is entitled to inherit a share as if there were no will, in many circumstances. As…
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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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