Los Angeles, CA asked in Estate Planning for California

Q: In the state CA and AZ is a will and last testament valid if the executor is on federal probation in CA

My brother-in-law who resided in the state of Arizona what is originally from the state of California where his eldest brother live and it's also on federal probation was given his brothers last will and testament when he made a visit to California the last will and testament is signed by two Witnesses the decedent was laid to rest and Rose Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles County first question would be does the will and last Testament have to be filed in the county clerk's office in either State and if so please let me know which date or both

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David Ostrove
David Ostrove
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The will should be filed in the county where the maker of the will resided at the time of his death. California, under your facts.

Zaher Fallahi agrees with this answer

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