Heggstad petitions (CA PC § 850)

Elizabeth A. Tresp, Probate Attorney. Lawyer with locations in Solana Beach and Pacific Beach. Call 888-814-5552

Elizabeth A. Tresp, JD, LL.M. has extensive experience with "Heggstad" Petitions, winning orders for a variety of real and personal property assets, including those overseas. We also have considerable experience and success opposing Heggstad Petitions. 

A "Heggstad" Petition (petition under California Probate Code § 850) enables you to get real or personal property into a California trust after the death of the Settlor. There are several important factors necessary to a successful Heggstad Petition, so contact us for a consultation today to discuss your particular case.

We have unique experience dealing with international assets, including navigating the requirements of the Hague Convention. With experienced international investigation and process service resources at our disposal, you can be assured that your Heggstad Petition for international assets will be handled in a timely, expert manner.

Heggstad Petitions can be used for virtually any asset, including:

  • Bank accounts

  • Investment accounts

  • Stock certificates

  • Bonds

  • Partnership interests

  • LLC interests

  • Timeshares

  • Real estate in any form


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Elizabeth A. Tresp is an excellent Estate and Trust Litigation attorney in San Diego County, with offices in Solana Beach and Pacific Beach. Not all lawyers are equal. If you need a proactive, knowledgable, and effective Estate and Trust Litigation lawyer, call Elizabeth A. Tresp, Attorney at Law today: 888-814-5552 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.