Mark W. Bidwell

Trust, probate and will attorney and lawyer in Huntington Beach, CA

June, 2020

Dead Bodies

The right to control the disposition of the remains of a deceased is found in California’s Health and Safety Code under the section titled appropriately enough, “Dead Bodies.” The person is either identified in the deceased’s power of attorney for health care or by California’s default plan.  This press release by Mark W. Bidwell summarizes […]

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Post death transfer of real property

Two key variables dictate how to change owners of California real property after the death of the owner. The two variables are: 1) how the decedent owned or took title to the real property and 2) the fair market value of the property on the date of death. The last deed recorded with recorder’s office […]

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