Most of my clients are looking for a durable power of attorney as an advanced directive to enable them to pick who would Handle their financial affairs in the event they are unable to. These are usually discussed along with a health care surrogate document and a living will. Any lawyer that does...Read more »
Updating his will and living trust and our attorney here in Cali says we need the legal terms for a transfer of deed (I think) and since she is not licensed in Florida, she needs a referral. Hope that makes sense.
Typically, the California lawyer would draft the trust, and you would get a Florida attorney to create a deed to put the property in the trust. The out of state lawyer would have you get an in state lawyer to handle that part.
North Carolina register of deeds has her home address listed as brothers Fl address. He does not talk to me or let me or my child or grandchildren talk to Mom. I'm not sure if she actually lives in Fl or NC. What state would I file for guardianship in. He does not know I am aware of the NC home... Read more »
She is supposed to sell the home and then split it between us but she says because the house is in pre-foreclosure she's not going to execute the will is that fair to any of us I thought in the state of Florida you have to execute the will within 10 days
Sounds like you mean file the Will, which is supposed to be done within 10 days. If she is named as personal representative she should contact a lawyer in the County where the decedent passed immediately - if she doesn’t the heirs should.
Depends on many factors -- does the alleged incapacitated person have family and their dynamics, did the person create advanced directives that name people to act for them now, your background and relationship, etc. Contact a lawyer in the Jurisdiction where the person lives and go over...Read more »
Hello --there may not have been an Estate proceeding -- they may have owned everything jointly for example,which us very common for my married couples, so often the first to die of a married couple is what we call a non probate event -- all the assets already have an owner.
Mother passed in 2013 in NJ, I was awarded custody of the girls who are now 15 & 13 and presently live in FL. I know there was approx 30,000 in a bank account how do i go about getting this for my daughters?
A month after he was arrested we got a letter in the mail about arrangements for a payment plan for a speeding ticket, we never received a copy of or even informed about speeding, what do we do? He was never give anything about a ticket when released from jail even.now we feel like it is to late to... Read more »
My father passed May 8th. His wife said she hired an attorney and they would be contacting us but I haven't heard from them and she just won't answer our calls. Is there a way to find out if an attorney had been hired and what legal actions have been taken?
My husband had a will drawn up in Florida (where we have lived since 2007) in 2012 leaving everything to me. He passed away last year. Now my stepsons are saying he had a will drawn up in New York in 2015 leaving everything to them. Is this possible? Does the 2015 New York will void the 2012... Read more »
You can always void an earlier will by creating a new will and revoking the previous will. You may have rights as surviving spouse depending on his residence at time of death. Contact a lawyer where he died or where his residence was at time of death to discuss.
If your mother is in a Florida facility, the facility is probably asking you to sign a health care proxy form so you can make medical decisions for your Mother. The form itself does not obligate you to pay your Mother's bills while making decisions as her proxy.
Your question needs more facts. Of course anyone of sound mind can do anything they want - subject to contractual agreements etc. I reccomend you discuss your specific facts with an attorney in your area.
Clearly you need an attorney licensed to practice law in Florida to deal with the violation of probation you have in Pinellas County. If you ultimately failed to comay with the conditions of probation, a violation of probation hearing was set/ or a warrant was issued for your arrest. From what I...Read more »
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