the court's desk on 9.19. There hasn't been any movement. My atty. said it would take about 2 weeks for me to be appointed representative. Nothing has happened yet. I am paying some of my late sister's bills in the meantime. What do you think? Thanks so much.
I think that is moving quite quickly, especially the filings by attorney, once filed you wait on the clerk and the judge and it takes time. If this is a Formal Probate you better get used to some waiting.
No, it cannot, it requires a forced partition action, this involves the court, time, effort and money, everyone will be better served if you reach some sort of an agreeable arrangement amongst yourselves, if not, the partition action is what you will have to look into. The sale cannot happen unless...Read more »
If your issue is a Florida Probate circumstance then you will need to provide additional information and details and speak with and work with a Florida Probate Attorney, in Florida almost all probates end up requiring a probate attorney for a number of reasons. You need to provide more details and...Read more »
There are a lot of different waivers for many different things in probate, it is usually to speed up the process and move things along. If you have any doubts about anything you should no doubt have the documents reviewed by a Florida Probate Attorney. One question I would ask, if there is a Will,...Read more »
I just found out all money was cashed out along with MY life ins without my knowing and now after 20yrs I invested 300k in a home Im being told is sold and I must get out with nothing to show? Im being scammed? My money is all gone and now so is my home!
If this is related to a divorce you will need to seek out a family law attorney. If this is related to a probate, you will want to get a copy of the property deed as well as the Will/Trust/Probate Documents. You starting point is likely the clerk of the court in the county where this took place...Read more »
Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your mom, please accept my condolences at this time for you and your family. Generally and this is especially true in Florida, you usually can accomplish this by getting a death certificate and then recording it with the property division with the clerk...Read more »
If a probate was or is being opened and a Will existed it would be with the clerk of the court in the county where your father lived upon his passing in order to file a probate. Even if a probate is not opened, anyone in possession of a Will must submit it to the clerk of the court within 10 days...Read more »
No, joint accounts go the survivor. Pay on death, transfer on death designations go to the named person and the Will usually will not matter, I say usually because there are special rules fur surviving spouse and children under 18. Another example is a deed, the property passes based on what the...Read more »
Based on the U.S. Constitution "Full Faith and Credit Clause", A validly created Will in one state is usually accepted and recognized in another state with certain limitations. If it has been a while since you created the Will it is likely that you should have it reviewed and updated and...Read more »
It depends, what does the deed exactly say, what does your dad's will say, is the property homestead, is it in Florida the property, is there a surviving spouse? You will want start by getting a copy of the deed and review it and precisely what it says. It is also probably helpful if you dad...Read more »
My father recently passed away. (August 24th 2020). My sister and i were supposed to inherit his life policy. Now all of a sudden, a different beneficiary on a document recently magically found, determines that we do not inherit that as he intended. When i asked for my fathers attorney information,... Read more »
Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your father, please accept my condolences. You will likely need to contact an attorney in the state where this is taking place (his residence, place of probate), if the state is anything like Florida, you should be able to go online yourself possibly and...Read more »
In Florida can a personal representative be compensated on the value of real estate if the real estate in question was homesteaded by the Descendant at the time of death? The real estate was sold during probate.
If this is in Florida you apply for the name once the company has been administratively dissolved for 1 year. If you are not sure what to do you should get an attorney to help you with this process. The old company is able to reinstate their name for a fee and the late filing penalty, but not after...Read more »
You should try to contact them and complete the paperwork and see if you can make the claim by just completing the provided forms, in many instances you can. If there is more to the situation or other assets need to be addressed (like title to a property and such) then a different solution may be...Read more »
You will want to have the current deed reviewed by a Florida Estate Planning/Probate or Real Estate Attorney, probably the best bet would be a Florida Probate Attorney as this is a probate matter. Of there was no probate ever done then it is possible and likely that a probate of some type will be...Read more »
Now you are officially an adult, you can vote and you can be drafted but you still cant have a drink until 21, you can enter into contracts, get a job and pay your own bills and go to college or both, there is a lot to think about and upon the horizon, do not rush into anything too quickly.
There is always some new scam and fee, I would venture to say that a dentist charges plenty in general for their services already, this would be like an attorney, accountant, restaurant, bar, etc., any business adding a Covid-fee because the cost of doing business has increased with Covid now, we...Read more »
What are you, the postal inspector? Noooooooooooooooooooooo, you can just get yourself into a ton of trouble pulling stunts of that sort. 18 US Code 1701 just for starting reference for you; Whoever knowingly and willfully obstructs or retards the passage of the mail, or any carrier or conveyance...Read more »
Contact the clerk of the court or go there and ask about disposition of property without administration, you may be able to do this on your own, if a different probate is required and or needed you may end up being stuck doing a Summary Administration or even a Formal Administration and then you...Read more »
3 years seems like a long time, that said, as a probate attorney you often hear that a case is simple, basic, not-complicated, easy, etc., and as we all know and experience with ongoing probate cases it is anything but easy based on later arising facts. Generally, 3 years is a long time for any...Read more »
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