Richard Samuel Price's answer If this is a probate matter for a decedent's estate, then you can file a petition for a preliminary distribution of the estate, but if there are no bills to pay, then you should just file the final distribution.
If there is a blocked account, then you'll have to file the appropriate petition and order.
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Richard Samuel Price's answer No, a petition and an order to withdraw funds from a blocked account are separate forms. Use Judicial Counsel Forms MC-357 and MC-358 to request withdrawal of funds from a blocked account.
Richard Samuel Price's answer No, discovery requests do not need to be filed with the court clerk to be legal. In fact, discovery is not filed with the court. They are normally served on the other party by mail.
Richard Samuel Price's answer You would have to get permission from the judge to use the same date for a motion or petition. You normally would file your motion or petition and then the court would set a new hearing date.
Richard Samuel Price's answer There is a judicial counsel for to petition the court to withdraw funds from a blocked account: Judicial Counsel Form MC-357. You must also file an order to withdraw funds from a blocked account: Judicial Counsel Form MC-358. When you file this petition and order, you can only ask the court to withdraw funds from a blocked account, not any other motions.
Richard Samuel Price's answer I'm sorry that you are going through this. You should have a sit-down discussion with your attorney to understand what has happened. If you don't get satisfactory answers, you can switch attorneys.
Richard Samuel Price's answer A will must be validly created, with the testator of sound mind, and not under the undue influence of anyone else. Contact an attorney to review your situation and read the will.
Richard Samuel Price's answer I'm sorry, but I'm unclear of what you are asking about. If you mean that there is a sale of real estate, and you receive notice of proposed action for the sale of the real estate, you can object to the sale and file your objection with the court and notify the personal representative.
Richard Samuel Price's answer The surviving spouse should file a petition for probate to determine which bills are of the deceased spouse, and which bills are of the surviving spouse. Then, the surviving spouse can reject any improper medical bills of the deceased spouse's estate.
Richard Samuel Price's answer I'm not fully understanding the facts, but was the sole heir to the estate a child that was the personal representative of the estate? If so, then who signed the grant deed?
Once an administrator is discharged, then the letters of administration are terminated and the administrator no longer has powers under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. In order to transfer a property by a deed, the probate matter would have to be reopened and then administered.
Richard Samuel Price's answer You would file a petition to establish birth with the local probate court. After a court hearing, you should get an order establishing the birth. Then you must file the order with the Department of Health Services. You may have to get an attorney to draft it for you. Contact a local attorney to help you.
Richard Samuel Price's answer Pro bono mean without charge for legal fees. You may also look for a contingency fee attorney, where the attorney's fees would be payable as a percentage of the value of your case.
For pro bono help, you'll have to do some searching in your area. There may be a local legal aid that could help you at little or no cost. Some legal aids are associated with another entity like a church or YMCA. Even some courts have a self-help department.
Richard Samuel Price's answer It sounds like there are some serious issues with the validity of the will. You should file a will contest and a petition in probate for an intestate estate. You should hire a local attorney to represent you.
Richard Samuel Price's answer As the administrator, you are required to give notice to the creditors. You can look through the decedent's mail to find any creditors. If the creditors file a creditor's claim, then you must either reject, accept, or partially accept the creditor's claim. You can wait for a court order of final distribution before paying most debts.
Richard Samuel Price's answer What was distributed according to the order for final distribution? If it was real estate, then recording the order transferred the property to you. Was the estate solvent? If it was insolvent, then there wouldn't be any property to distribute to the heirs. There are a lot more questions that are left unanswered. Did you sign a quitclaim deed transferring your interest in the property to your sister? You should bring the order for final distribution and quitclaim deed to a local attorney...
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