Q: In which California county do I file the Affidavit of Death of Trustee?
My dad's living trust was created in San Mateo county, and one piece of real estate in the trust is in San Francisco county. My dad passed away and I am the trustee and I live in Sacramento county.
A: You should record an Affidavit of Death in every county in which the decedent owned real property.
A: Correction: you should record an affidavit of death In every county in which the decedent owned real property with another who had a right of survivorship or in which the decedent’s trust owned real property if the decedent was a trustee of record.
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