Kimberley Deede prevailed before the 4th Appellate District of California and set precedent through a published opinion regarding a common and crucial issue involving probate administrations. This instructive decision brings clarity on the issue of how “residency” is defined for purposes of qualifying an individual as a court appointed personal representative of an estate. This issue is especially significant for border states where individuals often reside out of the country but have many contacts and connections in the United States. This decision provides a needed definition to the term.
Feb 24, 2023