Her home is paid off and one adult child lives with her.
answered on Mar 20, 2023
The state does not take anyone's home. However, if someone who lives in Oregon receives Medicaid to pay for their long-term care then their estate must repay the State after their death when possible (estate recovery). Since your mother has an adult child who lives with her it is possible... Read more »
answered on Mar 13, 2023
For purposes of the Oregon Advance Directive a health care provider determines when the person who signed the form is incapable. “Health care provider” means a person licensed, certified or otherwise authorized or permitted by the laws of this state to administer health care in the ordinary... Read more »
Unfortunately, my dad and I have been estranged for years. He was 80 years old when he created his will, and he stated he was not married (true) and had no children (false). He has since passed and left his entire estate to a charity. In his will, he did not specifically disinherit me, mention my... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
Yes, you have the right to contest your father's Will. I recommend you contact the attorney who is representing the Personal Representative and let them know that you are your father's child. Be prepared to prove this fact with a birth certificate, genealogy information, old... Read more »
The home remodeling.just in the last few years my mother had moved out the home to stay with my only brother ln his house then she passes and no will witch it was decided verbally that he would get money that she left and I get the home then he passed away and now my nephew is filling for executive... Read more »
answered on Feb 1, 2023
I am sorry for your loss. In Oregon when someone dies without a Will their intestate heirs have priority to be appointed as their Personal Representative (Executor). Your nephew would likely not have priority so if you wish to be in charge of your mother's probate I recommend you hire an... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2023
Generally, seven years for fraud. See an attorney, there may be facts that allow more time based on the later discovery of fraud.
answered on Dec 28, 2022
Hello, any attorney should be able to assist you with this matter. Many times individuals pass without a will, in which case an experienced probate attorney can assist you with the process. Probate is the court process whereby the family member's assets pass to the family. Please feel free... Read more »
answered on Nov 28, 2022
It is possible to simply sign a Deed adding your daughters' names to your home. However, in general this is not the best way to accomplish your estate planning. For example, once you add your daughters' names they are now owners of the property along with you. This means that you have... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2022
Probate filings with the Court are usually for more than just household items. If there is no disagreement among the immediate family members (or the people named in the Will to receive the items) then no probate is required.
One child filed affidavit for successor and now wont tell us anything about her plan with estate we think she is trying to get the property for herself
answered on Oct 3, 2022
One or more of the Children Heirs may want to file suit for Sale For Partition.
answered on Sep 19, 2022
The person in charge of a Trust is call the Trustee (or Successor Trustee). Yes, the Trustee has authority to file a lawsuit for damages on behalf of the beneficiaries of the Trust. Whether that lawsuit is successful will depend on many factors, of course. When anyone is filing a lawsuit I... Read more »
My grandmother wants to leave me her house, but wants my mother to beable to live there for the rest of her life. I want to know if we can stipulate this in the will?
answered on Aug 17, 2022
Yes. This is called a life estate (or another option is for your grandmother to leave the property to a testamentary trust). Your grandmother needs to meet with an experienced estate planning attorney to discuss, analyze the benefits and drawbacks and put her plan in place. Be sure your... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2022
It depends on how you are named in his Trust. If you are a beneficiary then you should receive something (after payment of his debts and taxes). If you are simply named in the family section but he did not list you as a beneficiary then you would not receive anything. If you have a copy of your... Read more »
I live in Oregon. My dad died and left a will, that gives his 4 children 50% of his home; and the other half to his wife. We are having to go to probate, due to his wife’s daughter wanting her mother to have 100% of the home. The deed was not changed to add the names, of my siblings and I. The... Read more »
answered on Aug 2, 2022
Not sure of your question, but a Deed takes effect on execution, while a Will has no effect until it is Probated, if ever. If the Deed gave the real property to the survivor, then the wife owns at his death, and it does not go through an Estate or to his Heirs.
She was listed as the beneficiary on his IRA. She wants us to have the money now and not be beneficiaries upon her death.
answered on Jul 18, 2022
Your stepmother may be able to disclaim her interest in your father's IRA. She should hire an attorney to review the specific facts and give her legal advice.
My grandmother has Alzheimer's. Her husband does not. They own a home and property but are staying in a memory care facility because my grandmother can no longer care for herself. Her husband, my step-grandpa, does not need the care. (Before he moved there with her, he was building a steam... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2022
A Power of Attorney only gives the Agent (the person named in the document) the authority to assist the Principal (the person who signed the Power of Attorney) with their financial matters as specified in the document. It does not permit the Agent to perform actions secretly or against the wishes... Read more »
answered on May 25, 2022
No. If the estate is named as the beneficiary the financial institution will require a Personal Representative (the term for Executor in Oregon) to be appointed by the Court in order to receive the investment account balance.
If you wish to avoid probate you can name your beneficiaries... Read more »
She is mentally unstable can another family member change her decision
answered on May 25, 2022
I'm very sorry for your loss. Your question didn't completely come through but I'm guessing you're asking on controlling the disposition of your brother's body. Since he died in Massachusetts you should consult an attorney in that state. If his wife is unable to give... Read more »
(Rather than real property, when making bequests.)
answered on Mar 28, 2022
Yes. If your mobile home is on a rented space and not attached to land that you own then it is considered tangible personal property. It's real property if it's attached to land you own. If you want to be sure to control who the mobile home goes to you can also just list it... Read more »
can this check be reissued into her daughter's name? It's for the BP / Arco class action 91$ & 94$
answered on Feb 25, 2022
I recommend that you contact the Payor of each check to ask if they will reissue the checks. It's possible they may want you to file a small estate affidavit if no probate was previously filed.
My Grandparents are kind people and have housed a family friend for the past several years. She has convinced them that when they die she should get their house and the estate for nothing. She has evidently written up a contract that no one else in the family is allowed to see. The impression we... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2022
If you believe that your grandparents are being taken advantage of I recommend you contact Adult Protective Services in the county in which they live.
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