I'm sorry, but I don't see a question here. You may want to rephrase. Your girlfriend should either speak to a criminal defense attorney about her case, or her public defender if she qualifies and one was appointed.
My father had dementia and was allowed to leave the facility in the middle of the night in the dead of winter. He ultimately froze to death and was found the next morning because he forgot how to get back or where he was going. He walked passed security and night staff, right out the front door.
Potentially yes. There may be a number of different causes of action viable in your case. These cases are generally very litigious. You need to sit down with a qualified attorney to review the case and discuss your options.
I'm sorry, it's unclear as to what exactly is going on in your situation. A power of attorney gives authority for your named agent to take action on your behalf when the preliminary conditions have been satisfied. It does not change or alter the legal rights or responsibilities of the...Read more »
This depends on what is happening in Court. Is the hearing an arraignment, pretrial, evidentiary hearing, deposition, trial? You can always contact the victim's advocate at the courthouse and they can go through general information with you.
The land lords children inherited the house I leased and want to sell it. Their attorney sent a letter stating I had to move. I have never been late on my rent and keep the inside and outside of house very nice.
It depends on the terms of the lease. The lease is still good, but it may include provisions about early termination of the agreement. If you're unclear about your rights under the contract you may want to sit down with an attorney to go over with you in detail.
My brother is the executor and my stepmother is POA. My father has dementia and my stepmother is unwell physically. My stepmother is refusing to give me end of life decisions or preplanned funeral information on my father. She states it is none of my business or it has nothing to do with me. Do I... Read more »
These are all good questions. In short, you only have the "rights" your father chooses to give you. Has your father been adjudicated mentally incompetent, or does he still have the ability to manage things for himself. In Ohio, there is something known as a Declaration of Disposition...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Williams. It depends on the underlying offense. The Ohio Supreme Court puts out a felony sentencing quick reference guide. You can look it up easily online. It may provide you with some basic information.
Mother in law passed. She had her bank as her personal representative. She also had them in her will. The bank is now saying that once she passed, the personal representative goes away. The bank states they will handle everything, but they want $1,500.00 for the bank and their attorney to handle... Read more »
Some of the terms used here seem to be confusing the issue. Was there already a probate estate opened? When you say the bank was her personal rep., in what capacity? If the Bank's attorney is going to be the administrator of her estate, then they are entitled to a fee for their services....Read more »
She is in a assisted living home. We have never caused any trouble or had the police called for doing anything wrong. We are there maybe 3 days a weeks for 2 hours that’s it. How can the property manager do this. She’s scared of the landlord and the landlord is a female. The landlord comes... Read more »
The short answer is probably yes. You may be able to contest the grounds for the trespass with the parent company who owns the nursing home, however. Ultimately, it may be better to move your ex-mother-in-law to another facility. For a more detailed answer I recommend sitting down with an...Read more »
The answer depends on a number of additional factors. What is your relation to the deceased? Is there a Will? Are there outstanding debts owed by the deceased? Are you a named beneficiary or heir? There is a specific procedure for land sales in the probate process. If, and how you can acquire...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Jaap. Any distributions that are to occur through a Will must go through the probate process first. This can be a long, complex and expensive process, but is necessary if alternate estate planning tools are not utilized. I recommend sitting down with a probate attorney in your...Read more »
How you get your inheritance depends on what the item is, and how it would get to you. If the asset was set to pass via joint ownership with rights of survivorship, or a beneficiary designation then no probate is necessary. If there are assets you are looking to obtain without these, then you are...Read more »
I recently found out that he possibly had a pension through the Richland Co. Highway Dept. How do I get information on this as they told me since I am the ex they can’t give me that information? Mansfield, Ohio
Your options may be fairly limited. Was the pension addressed when the divorce/ dissolution was handled? The default in Ohio is that once a divorce occurs, the ex-spouse is treated as though he or she pre-deceased the other spouse.
You may be able to look into the probate court records...Read more »
This information is in the trust. Is this even legal?
If the acting Trustee hereunder is either JOHN DOE or JANE DOE, then the beneficiaries hereunder shall have no claim against them, except for acts of intentional harm. If a claim is made, or complaint filed against JOHN DOE or JANE DOE,... Read more »
From the facts posted, the provision in this Trust seems to be a modified version of a "no-contest" clause. Courts in Ohio have upheld these provisions traditionally. That being said, every case is different and if you believe something wrong is occurring, there may be alternate ways to...Read more »
My uncle passed in early 2015, divorced for decades with no children and no will. The only direct relatives left are a few cousins, of which I am one. The estate went to probate during that same year with all his assets liquidated to pay outstanding debts. The city took ownership of the house... Read more »
I agree with Mr. Epling. It sounds like your uncle's estate already went to probate. You can look up what transpired in the probate court records. Depending on what county he lived in, you may be able to simply pull the records up online. That may give you an idea of what the status of his...Read more »
There were 2 properties listed in probate. A house and 5 acres of empty land. The house sold and the buyer paid and it closed on February 12, 2020. The 5 acres of empty land still needs to be sold, property taxes are $400 per year and that has already been paid for 2020. There are no other expenses... Read more »
The short answer is that you may not be able to get the proceeds right now. Probate can be a long complex process lasting multiple years if issues arise. Proceeds from the sale of the real estate will be subject to claims against your father's entire estate and is not just limited to...Read more »
I'm sorry, your question seems to have been chopped up a bit. You may need to sit down with an attorney as there are some critical factors missing. What type of policy was he the beneficiary of? Did he ever receive any benefit from the policy? Power of attorney is not the same as being the...Read more »
Both were on title. Mom was never probated. Mom had a very old will that was not updating leaving the house to dad than me. Dad is very sick and might die soon. I live in this property full-time as a caregiver and POA. We live in Ohio. Mom's debts were all paid off. Dad's estate may or... Read more »
Whether or not your father would need to open up a probate estate for your mother depends on if he held title with rights of survivorship. If he has that right, then you would need to complete some basic forms including an affidavit of surviving spouse to get the title in your father's name...Read more »
She had 3 sons and two daughters. My grandfather was one. He died and it went to his wife, my grandmother then to her children, two aunts gave me their share. I only need to prove heirship to my great grandmother I have the rest. Thank you
Who are you trying to prove heirship to? In Ohio determination of heirship is governed by Chapter 2123 of the Ohio revised Code. An action would need to be filed with the probate court to initiate those proceedings. It also may depend on what assets you are seeking to obtain. Assets that pass...Read more »
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