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Steve Muehler is an experienced Probate Paralegal, and Steve Muehler assists Attorneys to represent their Clients throughout the State of California. Steve Muehler can provide your Law Office(s) with the following Paralegal Services Support with respect to Probate Cases:

Probate Paralegal Services (but not limited to):

  • Secure Documents related to the Client's Estate

  • Prepare a Complete & Detailed Financial Statements of Assets and Liabilities

  • Draft Probate Documents in the Administration of an Estate

    • Petitions​

    • Motions

    • Testamentary Letters

    • Inventories

    • Accountings

    • Notices

    • Fee Waivers

    • Proofs of Services

    • Etc.

  • Assist in the filing of Life Insurance Claims & other Death Benefits​

  • Assist in contacting Beneficiaries and Next of Kin regarding Admission of the Will and other Probate Hearings

  • Communicate with the Court Clerk(s) and Probate Examiner(s) about Scheduling, Notice or Filing issues.

  • Physically go to the Court 1-2 times per week to File / Delivery Courtesy Copies and/or Pick up Orders 

  • Manage Probate Court Notices and Service of Process Requirements (Personal, Substitute, and Mail). 

  • Assist Administering Estate Accounts and Assisting with the Liquidation and Transfer of Property.

  • Handle all Recording and Retrieving of Documents with the Assessor-Recorder's Office (when required).

  • Assist in Preparing and Filing the Decedent's Final Income Tax Returns

  • Assist in the Administration of Guardianship Trusts (when applicable)

  • Assist with Name Changes & Adoption Proceedings (when applicable)

  • Prepare Estate Planning Binders 

  • Review Documents with Clients and Obtain their Informed Signatures

  • Provide Clients' Rights Counseling and Case Management, including maintaining and providing necessary follow-up with Clients (as is authorized by the Attorney). 


Steve Muehler cannot provide legal services to individuals. Steve Muehler can only provide Paralegal services to Attorneys in good standing with the American Bar Association, State Bar Association and Local Bar Association. If you are in need of Legal Assistance and you are not an attorney, you must seek the advice of an attorney. Please do refrain from emailing Steve Muehler with requests that are not made by a bona fide attorney in good standing as mentioned previously. 


Rates will be based on an Hourly Rate of $45.00 per hour plus expenses incurred including, but not limited to, postage and purchase of any special software necessary to complete task. Time to complete the job will be estimated and any projects estimated over $200.00 will require a TBD down payment. Steve Muehler Bills for Services Rendered each week. Steve Muehler requires a signed contract, which outlines the project details, prior to beginning any work. 

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Steve Muehler:

1055 West 7th Street

Los Angeles, California 90017

Phone: (310) 463-5122


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