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Southern California Probate & Trust Administration

Administration of Estates and Trusts | Executors | Administrators | Personal Representatives | Heirs | Trustees | Beneficiaries | Accounting of Assets | Property Valuations | Payment of Debts and Taxes | Distribution of Estate| Fiduciary Duty | Trust Investments | Trust Distributions

When you have been designated as executor or administrator of an estate, or as a Trustee of a trust for the benefit of others, you may be uncertain of your rights and responsibilities toward others and with respect to estate or trust property. You want an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled lawyer who has worked closely with others in similar circumstances to guide you through the process.

At the Southern California offices of Hart, Mieras & Morris, we bring decades of experience to people with concerns about the probate process or the administration of a trust. We opened our first office in the Los Angeles community in 1962, and senior partner Gary Morris has been with the firm since 1972. We take a comprehensive approach to probate and trust administration, offering additional professional services to help you accomplish your objectives. Our staff includes investment advisors and money managers, a real estate professional, an insurance agent, and a tax and accounting specialist.

Whittier Trust Administration Lawyer

At Hart, Mieras & Morris, we represent clients throughout Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and San Bernardino County with offices in Arcadia, Temecula, Whittier, Glendora and Burbank, CA. To learn how we can help you with the administration of an estate or trust, contact our office or call us in Southern California at 626-445-1212 (toll-free at 1-800-529-5570).

Our Southern California Probate Administration Practice

Our attorneys handle all matters related to probate and estate administration, preparing and filing all the necessary documentation to settle an estate in probate. We will also act as your advocate in all hearings or proceedings in the probate court.

Los Angeles Probate Attorney

We assist executors, administrators and personal representatives with all aspects of probate administration, including the:

  • preparation of all notices required by the probate court
  • determination of probate property values, if necessary
  • preparation and filing of an accounting or inventory of estate assets
  • payment of all final debts or obligations of the decedent
  • preparation and filing of estate or inheritance taxes
  • orderly distribution of the estate assets
  • closing of the estate

Trust Administration Services in Southern California

We represent individuals who have been named Trustees upon the death or incapacity of a Trustor (the person establishing the trust). We will help you fulfill your obligations as a Trustee, understand your obligations and protect your rights. To learn more, see our page on Living Trusts — What to Do Now.

Contact Our Whittier Office

For a confidential consultation, contact us or call our offices in Southern California at 626-445-1212 (toll-free at 1-800-529-5570) for an appointment.

At Hart, Mieras & Morris, we represent clients throughout Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley and San Bernardino County with offices in Arcadia, Temecula, Whittier, Glendora and Burbank, CA.

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Our Office Locations

Arcadia (map)
255 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 300
Arcadia, CA 91006
(Exit Santa Anita or Huntington from the 210 Freeway)

Burbank (map)
2600 W. Olive Ave., Suite 500
Burbank, CA 91505

Glendora (map)
216 N. Glendora Ave., Suite 200
Glendora, CA 91741

Irvine (map)
7545 Irvine Center Drive., Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

Temecula (map)
41593 Winchester Road, Suite 200
Temecula CA, 92590

Valencia (map)
25350 Magic Mountain Parkway, Suite 300
Valencia CA, 91355

Whittier (map)
6528 Greenleaf Ave., Suite 116
Whittier, CA 90602

Woodland Hills (map)
21550 Oxnard St., Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 626-445-1212

Toll Free: 1-800-529-5570

Fax: 626-294-2899

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255 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 300  |  Arcadia, CA 91006  |  Phone: 626-445-1212  |  Map & Directions
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