How do you find or locate a lost will in Agoura Hills California?

How do you find or locate a lost will in Agoura Hills California?

Woodland Hills Ca attorney, Mina Sirkin, handles admissions of lost wills in court in California, and helps families locate a lost will.   Agoura Hills residents who inquire about a lost will should note that California has a rebuttable presumption regarding destruction of wills which were last in the decedent’s possession.


1.  Look in Decedent’s home.  Ask the neighbors and caregivers.

2.  Look in the deceased’s safety deposit box.

3.  Ask any known attorney of the decedent.

4.  Ask the CPA.

5.  Look for things that many not look like a will.   Notebooks with writings.  Journals.  Loose papers of the decedent.

6.  Go to the Courthouse (Los Angeles County Probate Court) and ask the registrar of wills if a will has been placed there for safekeeping.

7.  Look for handwritten wills.  They may be on plain paper, or a will may have even been written on a napkin!  These are called holographic wills and can be very useful.

Mina Sirkin is an attorney in California who has spent the last 25 years helping families find peace, and file wills  in probate estates in California.  Contact: or call 818.340.4479.  Web:

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