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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Hawaii on
Q: My sister who resides in Hawaii just passed. Can one sibling take all her belongs for themselves without us knowing?

Our family consists of 5 siblings spread across the United States. Our sister passed away in Hawaii without a will, and without knowing it, one brother asked a cousin to go pack up her things, without first consulting with us.

We do not know where her belongs (including cars, bank accounts,... Read more »

Kelly LaPrade
Kelly LaPrade
answered on May 26, 2022

If your sister died without a will then her probate assets would be inherited according to the laws of intestacy. It may be appropriate to safeguard property by taking possession, versus ownership, of the property. Having said that, the lack of transparency is a problem. For instance, it may be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: A case was filed to toll statute of limitations, on the last day of statute, the case was dismissed after, can I refile?

The case we dismissed due to not knowing about the court date, so it should be without prejudice. It is more than 120 days since the dismissal and over a year after statute.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 26, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Most attorneys would probably want to see the court papers before advising you - whether the dismissal was with or without prejudice, the basis of dismissal, etc. If the dismissal is based on missing the statute of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: How can I trademark my new business name?

I’m looking to start a new business but I first want to trademark the name and idea

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
answered on May 26, 2022

You need to consult with an attorney to guide you through the process.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for California on
Q: Can i sue a doctor for giving a 3rd party a letter saying my grandpa was not able to run his finance.

My grandpa was old not brain dead. Medical records say different. I dont no why she would say that. No special test waS perform. Why she say that

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on May 26, 2022


More info is needed.

Did he see a lawyer for estate planning ?

Have issue signing something and there was an issue of competency to enter into a contract…

Did you have POA?

Were you Trustee?

I would think his wife or children would be in a better position than you.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Ohio on
Q: If the GAL was just released from the case do I contact her???
Raquel Ann Parish
Raquel Ann Parish
answered on May 26, 2022

When a Guardian Ad Litem is released from a case for child custody it means that person has completed or is absolved from completing their duties as Guardian Ad Litem either because trial occurred and the case ended or the parties came to an agreement. The duties of the Guardian Ad Litem can be... Read more »

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