Links & Resources
Derrick Ruiz has compiled some helpful links, phone numbers and resources for Personal Representatives and others who have duties under a will, probate proceeding or trust agreement.
Has a probate petition already been filed?
You can check the status of the probate case by visitng the L.A. County Superior Court website at www.lasuperiorcourt.org.
You will be prompted for your case number (for example, "BP123456). You can then view available information about your probate case and see all future hearings scheduled by accessing the case calendar.
This process is governed by the California Probate Code
Some of this might be legal mumbo jumbo, but you can read the full codified version by viewing this PDF →