as my sisters sole caregiver can i not claim a share of her estate, she owned her home but had no will she was estranged from her daughter am i not entitled to compensation for the 20 plus years i took care of her why should a neglectful daughter get everything when she never showed her mother any... Read more »
You will need to hire an attorney to pursue the policy benefit. It may require a Probate or an Affidavit as who the Next of Kin are. Filing Suit for Breach of Contract and Bad Faith, with a Complaint to the Insurance Regulatory Agency for the State, may all be necessary.
If nobody claims the account within a certain period of time (which varies by state and financial institution but is usually around 3 years), then the bank will remit the funds to the state treasurer as unclaimed property.
sister’s house when he passed.Between the hospital, his daughter and his sister, no one honored his Advance Directive DNR and my POA. He never wanted to be on a respirator which they did do .His daughter went after I presented all of this and got guardianship over him through a judge that she... Read more »
A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm very sorry for the loss of your husband. In terms of low cost legal services, such as legal aid or pro bono work, it could be difficult to find that where estates are involved. You could check with the...Read more »
Your sister must follow the will. If there is no Will, then the court will have to appoint an Administrator to handle the estate. The court will appoint whomever the majority of heirs selects to be administrator.
If he is selling assets, it sounds like his name is on the accounts along with your mom. Otherwise, he would not be able to sell the assets. Therefore, you need to figure out if his name is no the accounts you are worried about.
First of all, the exact language in the will controls. Usually, just one sentence from the will is not sufficient to interpret the will. That said, the spouse is an heir, and is the primary heir. Assuming multiple children exist as heirs, they all stand on equal footing and the property should be...Read more »
My supposed sister (unproven paternity) has filed a petition to be able to make decisions regarding my deceased fathers estate. She isn’t his eldest heir - and she claims she is. I am. Help. I need to file an objection ASAP
I filed an Objection, however I do not have the means for an attorney. Can I withdraw my objection or does it matter at this point? Also, does that mean that there will not be any probate if she is awarded the entire estate?
You should have been conducting discovery in order to prove that the year's support is unwarranted. This will be a real trial sort of like you see on TV. You really ought to have a lawyer although at this point, it might be too late.
Mother Died , My sister produces a bogus will saying sister got everything, I file a Caveat, No outcome to my Caveat yet will has not been probated Now sister dies, what happens now?? My sister has a son If my Caveat Fails and the will she presented gets probated, would the court have to throw... Read more »
My brother didn't have a will. He was still legally married, but his wife moved out of their home in 2015. My father moved in to physically care for him in 2016, due to declining health. I began helping him manage his small trucking business. He had me write the check and sign his name,... Read more »
You did not mention whether your children are adults or minors. If adults, they need to file a petition for settlement of accounts with the probate court that issued letters. You probably should consult with an attorney specializing in probate work for assistance.
Prior to them consulting the ward. Law states that 60 days after appointed over ward either by hand delivered or date stamped mail they are to sit with ward listen to them & inventory assets. They have not even contacted ward & 60 days are up however she closed all the accounts leaving... Read more »
She only has about $1500 in account. She needs to pay her soc sec back, her cable, phone and water bill. She may also have medical bills left. Hoping her $1500 will cover it. But the bank said I need to go through probate in order to allow the bank to pay the bills. What if she has passed... Read more »
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