There is a no fault divorce law in California. There is no need to prove “fault” of one or the other spouse or partner in the deterioration of marriage or partnership from the court’s point of view. The grounds for divorce in California are that there are irreconcilable differences or incurable insanity. www.caparalegalservices.com
A will doesn’t mean your heirs avoid probate. They still need to go through the court system to have the will reviewed and confirmed as valid.
Without a Will, your estate will be divided in probate court, meaning someone else decides how your estate is divided.