IN STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Assets Subject to Probate Process
While not all assets that the decedent owned are subject to probate, the following assets are subject to the probate process:
- Assets in the deceased person’s name alone.
- One-half of each asset registered as community property in the decedent’s name with his or her spouse.
- The deceased person’s portion or share of an asset where the asset is registered as tenants in common with other people.
- Assets, which are owned but are not registered, such as furniture, jewelry, etc.