It would be very difficult to prove that a beneficiary designation was changed due to mental capacity or undue influence. Basically, whichever beneficiary is on the policy is unlikely to be changed after death. A lawyer would need to investigate the facts and case law for a more specific answer.
There is no clear answer to this question in New Hampshire, surprisingly. The Vermont Supreme Court case of Alvarez v. Katz has some guidance (Vermont law): https://law.justia.com/cases/vermont/supreme-court/2015/2014-385.html.
Practically speaking, if you cut without permission, you are...Read more »
Husband is intoxicated and unsafe with children but refuses to leave home. What do I do? I am afraid he will get partial custody if i take it to court and I'm terrified of my kids being in his care while under the influence
That would certainly be a factor in a custody (parenting) determination. However, courts tend to want both parents involved in the children's lives. Without documented abuse, it is difficult to fully terminate parental rights. If the alcoholism is well documented (arrests for DUI, etc.), you...Read more »
The short answer is: anyone can sue anyone for anything. The longer answer: you would need to show that your injury is a result of negligence in order to prevail. You should speak with an attorney. Most attorneys would only be willing to take on your case on a contingency fee basis if the...Read more »
I was served the complaint without the delivery service verifying my identity or getting a signature. Complaint states I have 20 days to respond but the attorneys office stated I have 30 days. The attorney has not returned my calls. I live in New Hampshire, my husband is a resident of Wyoming, we... Read more »
One of the following must apply to file for divorce in New Hampshire: 1) both parties live in New Hampshire, 2) the petitioner (the spouse starting the divorce action) has lived in New Hampshire for one year, or 3) the petitioner lives in New Hampshire and their spouse can be served with divorce...Read more »
4 days ago. Apparently, 6 months ago when he went to ER for same symtoms the CT scan showed the rumor then only it was 1 cm smaller. We where never informed about the tumor then. Had we been told then it may have had a different outcome as far as dynamics of surgery or treatments. Is this something... Read more »
a portion of a garage into an apartment. I was paid in full for the work I performed. Plaintiff filed suit claiming that an inspection was performed and the work was failed. I obtained a copy of the building inspector file and found that she lied about the inspection and that the work on the... Read more »
If you're talking about the New Hampshire Supreme Court, most appeals (including personal injury cases) would be "mandatory," i.e., the Supreme Court would always accept the appeal, assuming the correct procedures are followed. The Court might not hold oral argument in every case,...Read more »
The buses were lined up along the front of the school, in the parking lot, loading students. The school parking lot is opposite where the buses line up. I was pulling into a parking spot. There were no pedestrians anywhere in the lot. The school resource officer ran over and said he was writing me... Read more »
He doesn't HAVE to pay anything until a Court orders him to. If the A/C is really that old, it's probably not worth much and I find it unlikely that someone would file a lawsuit (and pay a filing fee) for such a small amount. Even if they did file a lawsuit, they'd need to prove...Read more »
Can I file a civil rights lawsuite against my ex son-in-law and his now (wife) They have caused me much pain and suffering over the past 10 yrs by not allowing any form of contact with my grandchildren. One grandson is over the age of 18 and the other grandchild (female) will be 18 in Sept.The... Read more »
You should consult with a Connecticut attorney or post on the Connecticut board. In New Hampshire, grandparents can petition the court for visitation rights: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/xliii/461-a/461-a-13.htm
My 92 year old uncle signed a power of attorney over to my cousin. When my uncle realized my cousin was mismanaging the money and estate he revoked power of attorney to this man. At present at least $ 60,000. is missing along with car keys, house keys, and documents. I am the new Power of... Read more »
You should act quickly to protect your uncle's rights. You likely have claims against the cousin for breach of fiduciary duty, among other things. Your legal options will vary greatly depending on the facts. Speak to a civil litigation attorney as soon as possible.
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