My dad died almost a month ago without a will. His estranged wife isn't communicating with me about the affairs of his estate since we received death certificates. They were separated (not legally) and had not lived together for 5 years. His personal bank account was solely in his name and had... Read more »
You need to open a probate. You will most likely need the court to render a decision on who gets the money and probably go through the discovery process to figure out what happened with the money. The small estate affidavit process does not work in contested matters. She may have already filed a...Read more »
Probate is the process of administering a dead person assets. I am unsure exactly what is happening in your case because I do not have enough information. But generally, you would probate the deceased person's Will and then the estate would deed you the property from the dead person's...Read more »
A Chapter 7 bankruptcy would most likely help you. You need to talk to a bankruptcy attorney and figure out your options. Chapter 7 would stop the lawsuit and you would get to discharge the money you owe on the car as well as any other dischargeable debts.
There is no time limit to close a probate. However, if the personal representative is not doing what they are supposed to (managing the assets, filing an inventory, filling accounting, etc) then you can file to have those things done and possibly;ly to have the personal representative removed.
My gross adjusted income was 88,000. I have 3 children and take care of my 2 in-laws. I have unsecured debt of about $150,000. My bills are current only because I move money around to make all the payments but no matter how much I work and overtime I put in, the debt keeps climbing.
There is not a direct answer on that. For a household 6 the income is median income is $84,541. If you are above that income (which you are) you are subject to (you must take and pass) the means test to file Chapter 7. We could run the means test calculation and see of you passed (Ch 7) or failed...Read more »
My mom recently passed and I don't have the money pay her debts until/unless I can sell her house. I know her estate is fits within the guidelines of a small estate. I have 3 other siblings too. I'm just not sure of the process in Arkansas.
You most likely need to speak to a lawyer. Even if the house fits, you may have issues with title once you try to sell. A lot of title companies will require the house to be probated even if it fits within the small estate guidelines.
You should speak to a lawyer about the debts owed and...Read more »
Because I'm a single mother an if they garnish my wages I won't survive the reason behind the law suit is 2 cars got repossessed one because I lost my job at the time an 2 I was trying help my daughter who was in college an just got behind I'm human it happens n people like this... Read more »
There are mutual funds under one account and one property. The successor trustee already has the certification of appointment of successor trustee for the mutual funds but there has not been any amendment made to the trust.
No. First, you have to see how everything is titled. If it was titled as husband as wife, then it will go to you before his children. If it was in his name and he had named beneficiaries, then it will go to the beneficiaries. If it was in his name without beneficiaries, then it will go to his...Read more »
Yes. I am not sure what happened, but if Adult Protective Services was contacted and found the guardian was not acting appropriately, then you can get the removed. This may not happen automatically. You may have to petition the court and remove the previous guardian and get appointed yourself.
If the estate qualifies as a small estate, then you can settle without opening an estate account. Under the small estate statute items should be delivered to the affiant and the affaint is liable as a trustee to the other heirs and devisees. It also is a practical problem of dealing with banks and...Read more »
My lease states landlord is responsible for repairs. The maintenance person that works for my landlord tells me they are busy & won't do repairs. I have a letter in writing signed by my landlord stating that the repairs I mentioned, will be done within a week of the letter. That was in November
You need to take your lease to a lawyer for review. In Arkansas, generally in a party to a contract materially breaches the contract, then the other party is released from performing under the contract.
I am the maternal grandmother of the minor child and my daughter is homeless and using drugs. The child has been residing with me for over 3 months. Can I legally be a temporary guardian in arkansas? I am not convicted of any violent crimes nor have I had a history of drug use or criminal activity... Read more »
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