My father died with no assets. He is due final payments from pension, Social Security, and VA Aid and Attendance (assistance living stipend). My father did not list a beneficiary for any of these. The total amount due is probably no more than about $5k. I live in Texas, and cannot travel to... Read more »
My father lived and died in CA. I live in TX. He is due less than $10K total from CalPERS, Social Security, and the Veterans Admin (Aide and Attendance for assisted living). He has no assets. I think he left a will, but I will have to check. Can I file for probate without having to travel to... Read more »
father to claim. Mother has died and her estate is in probate. Step son has POA. Does biological son have a right to recoup his father's estate, without it having to go to mother's probate to be shared with step-children?
What so after the 4-year. Was already up a law firm a realtor and some other people decided they were going to probate my dad's will who died in 95 and this happened in 2011 and I never signed any paperwork I never was asked to sign the paperwork the lawyer never comes to see me where I was at... Read more »
I gave a clean drug test and probation was to contact the guardian with results and they contacted but guard I refused to answer the phone and was texting me stating they hadn’t heard from probation as the officer was leaving a detailed message I have a letter from the officer and the supervisor... Read more »
The case outcome was predetermined, the judge lied and said I gave up my parental rights when I signed a temporary guardianship order that wasn’t properly served to myself or other parent or other parties of case, judge said I was neglectful mother and kept the case in probate giving no option... Read more »
My divorced brother with 2 minor children lives in PA. My sister and I live in NJ. If we co administer the estate, will we be held responsible for his income tax if there isn't anything to pay with from the estate? He owned nothing and in the past had owed thousands in back taxes. Can... Read more »
No, you don't have personal responsibilities for an estate's debts. You should make no agreement to pay any debt. If anyone claims you are responsible get all their information, write down what they said as exactly as possible, the date and time. Then just tell them "thank you, I...Read more »
My sister is on one of my father's bank accounts. She is now claiming that all of the money on the joint account is hers and should not be split. She has taken money out since he passed as well for personal use. Because it was a joint account does that mean the money legally belongs to her and... Read more »
Everything done in secret. I would have inherited half the property since my mother died in 1984. I did not contest because the clerk at register of wills gave me wrong info and I did not have the money. This was also done in 2013. Can I still contest?
The decedent has no children, divorced and I am to receive 100% of the estate. I have the death certificate of the decedent and am ready to deposit the Will with the Broward County Clerk of the Court having the venue of the estate of the decedent.
What other documents should I present to... Read more »
I am very sorry for your loss and please accept my sympathy and condolences at this difficult time. You will also want to provide them with a copy of the death certificate. Depending on how small the probate estate is and what needs to be done, you can possibly get the forms online from the Broward...Read more »
Unless the home was in a Trust, or there was a transfer on death beneficiary for the residence, it will have to go through probate. The heirs at law will be the ones to inherit the home. See Section 2105.06 of the Ohio Revised Code for breakdown. (link below). If someone else gets the home some...Read more »
I inherited my father’s share of a home that is titled “Tenancy in Common”. The other owner is his 2nd wife of 35 yrs. In his will, she has a life estate of my father’s share. My father passed 10 yrs ago. His will has not been probated; 50% of title is still in his name. The wife is... Read more »
I am sorry for the loss of your father and all of these challenges.
Unfortunately I cannot answer your question about value of your interest, without reviewing your father's will, and without additional information. I strongly urge you to find an attorney in the county in which the...Read more »
I am sorry for your loss. Wills are not effective until they are admitted to probate. The probating of a will determines that it is in fact the decedent's last valid will. In the absence of a valid will, the property is owned by all of the heirs at law. Whether there is a will or not, in...Read more »
We were being sued by my sister which she thought we stole money from my mother when she lived with us. this is not true. we browed money and mom knew about and came up with agreement which this paperwork was not admit in because we did not have anything with us because we did not know at the... Read more »
If within 30 days of entry of the Judgment, you might file a Rule 59 Motion To Alter or Amend with the Probate Court. Later you might consider an appeal, but first you want the trial court to hear that you actually borrowed money and were paying it back. Hire a competent attorney as you need a...Read more »
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