GLOSSARY

NET ESTATE

The value of all property owned at death less liabilities.

NEXT OF KIN

The closest living relatives of a decedent, under the California law governing intestate succession.

NOTICE

Information given to a person or entity of some act done, or about to be done.

NUNC PRO TUNC

From the Latin: now for then, used when an order is issued on one date but is effective retroactively.

NUNCUPATIVE

Oral, not written, form of will not valid in California.

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