Questions Answered by Jammie Lynn Wacenske

Q: I'm on child support an I haven't seen my boy in years..I beg an beg no answer ..I pay my support

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for North Carolina on
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
Jammie Lynn Wacenske's answer
Hello,

If you are wanting to have visitation with or custody of your son then you should begin the process of filing a complaint for child custody. I would definitely start with consulting with family law attorneys in your county since each county has different local rules and can get tricky. I would also try calling the Clerk of Court in your county (or the County that your son lives in if it is different) and ask them if they have any information for you to try to begin that process...

Q: Will my children be responsible for my student loans, and credit card debt when I die? Assets are $2000

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina on
Answered on Jun 4, 2018
Jammie Lynn Wacenske's answer
Hello,

Not unless they co-signed on them. Family is not usually responsible for the debt of the decedent unless they have made themselves personally accountable for those debts.

Q: My disabled sibling died, 7 weeks later my mother (his caretaker) died in 2015. I live in NJ and paid all arrangements

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for North Carolina on
Answered on Jan 24, 2018
Jammie Lynn Wacenske's answer
Hello,

The bank will likely not give you access to their account without having Letters of Administration. What you should do is contact the clerk of court and ask them about beginning a small estate proceeding or go through with the opening a regular estate and getting the proper documentation to contact the bank. However, just because you might gain access to the account doesn't mean you can just go in and get the money for yourself. You will need to distribute funds according to...

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