Compare to Large Estate Probate Administration
Large estate probate administration is the process of after death collection and transfer of assets and payment of debts under the supervision of the Superior Court of California Probate Department. Property owned by the deceased and appraised at more than $150,000 must be transferred by large estate probate administration.
Large estate probate administration requires court hearings; notice to heirs; notice to the public; notice to creditors; notice to state authorities; the collection and inventory assets; the appraisal of assets; accountings; letters of administration; and court orders to begin administration, act, approve and close the estate. Large estate probate administration takes about one year to complete and is open to the public.