Mind Your Notice in California – Even Remote Contingent Beneficiaries May Need to Be Served

Asset Distribution   Beneficiaries   Contra Costa County Superior Court   Due Process Clause   Mennonite Board of Missions v. Adams   Mullane v. Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co.   Probate   Probate Code Section 11000   Roth v. Jelley   Trust Administration  

March 19, 2020

EXTERNAL URL: https://www.trustontrial.com/2020/03/mind-your-notice-in-california-even-remote-contingent-beneficiaries-may-need-to-be-served/

AUTHORS: Downey Brand

It’s unremarkable that California courts require that notice be given to affected beneficiaries in trust and probate proceedings.  After all, the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees that