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Hawkwin said: In general...

Feedme said: Not always true


You understand that by definition, "in general" means "usually" or in other words, not always, right?


Community Property goes thru probate no matter what

Wrong (see, you probably should have said, "in general, it goes through probate...").

You can have an account titled 'Community Property with Rights of Survivorship' and it will likely avoid probate.

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/free-books/avoid-pro....

If you live in a community property state, you and your spouse (or registered domestic partner) may be able to avoid probate by taking title to property as “community property with the right of survivorship.”
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