How do I find a probate case in Sacramento County?
The Superior Court of Sacramento County has designated the electronic record as the official record for all Probate cases with activity after February 5, 2007. California Rules of Court differentiate between access to electronic documents via the internet and access to electronic documents at the courthouse.
Where can I get a copy of probate records in California?
If you wish to obtain copies in person, the Probate Unit is located on the second floor, room 214, at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse at 3341 Power Inn Road, (1/2 mile South of Folsom Blvd.) Copes are $.50 per page.
What are the hours of operation for the probate unit?
The unit is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding court holidays. Probate records that are housed onsite may be viewed during business hours. Older records are stored off-site and must be ordered in advance. It takes 3 to 5 business days to receive files from the off-site facility.
How long does it take to get a probate file?
It takes 3 to 5 business days to receive files from the off-site facility. If you know your case number, you can order the file in advance by calling the Probate Unit at 916-875-3400. If you do not know your case number, you can find it on the court’s public access site.
What is a California probate notice?
It must accompany the petition for probate in California. The Notice is the official public announcement that a petition for probate is being filed for a particular decedent.
How long do you have to object to a trust in California?
That the recipient has a deadline of 120 days after receiving the notice, or 60 days after a copy of the trust is mailed or served upon the recipient, whichever is later, to start a legal action to object to the trust. For more information, see California Probate Code Section 16061.7.
When will the probate section be unavailable?
The Probate section will be unavailable from Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 3:00 AM to Thursday, September 9, 2021 at approximately 4:00 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
What happens if there is no will in probate court?
If there is no will, it depends whether the case needs to go to probate court or not. If the estate is small or the estate can pass to other people through simplified procedures informally, then a close relative, often the person who will inherit most of what is left behind can be the informal estate representative.
What does the Sacramento Superior Court do for You?
The Probate Court is responsible for overseeing the distribution of the assets of persons who have died. The Probate Division of the Sacramento Superior Court also watches over a variety of protective proceedings. It monitors the personal and property rights of minors and adults who are unable to take care of themselves or their property.