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.
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 »
My grandmother recently passed away, and her paid at home nurse, who was also power of attorney, produced a will that names said nurse as not only Arbiter of the will, but the sole heir to the entire estate.
If she were to pass without having a will would the FL property still be considered part of the estate or would it be exempt as it has been signed over to me with the quickclaim deed? If it is still part of the estate, is there a way for her to sign the FL property over to me before she passes in... Read more »
Generally speaking, property that is not titled in a decedent's name does not go through probate process since it is not part of the decedent's estate. However there are many issues to consider, including tax consequences/reporting, Medicaid lookback periods, challenges of such property...Read more »
I would suggest using a quit claim deed to add the wife to the title from your uncle to your uncle and aunt, his wife. Lady bird deeds can create title issues. This will only change the title. The mortgage company should be contacted so they can be informed that your aunt has permission to...Read more »
To know what she had done I need to know what’s in it is probate court the right court to contest the will to force it to the court to force the executive to file the will with the probate court . I would appreciate not so nasty of a answer
Wills do not get filed in Florida until the person passes away. This is why what the will says today is not relevant since it can be changed at any time prior to the person passing away. Once a person dies and their will is deposited with the clerk it is public record and you can get a copy from...Read more »
If your mother is still alive what her will says is not relevant since it is only effective once she passes away and between now and then she can change it as often as she likes. You cannot contest her will while she is still alive. Your mother can express her final wishes in her will without...Read more »
Within the next week or so. Because the testator is currently in Florida and is incapacitated she had a POA drawn up, signed by herself, witnesses and notarized but when the executor took the paperwork to the testator’s financial institution, the institution did not honor it because it was not a... Read more »
Contact a Florida Estate Planning Attorney and they can help you quickly create a Power of Attorney. Also, Power of Attorney is recognized as are Will's and other estate planning documents from state to state. The real question becomes, when you say fast, how fast will you need it?
I have a 2001 poa for my ex spouse. married at time for abt 27 years no other marriages for either Divorced in 2005 He is in nursing home long term . Just diagnosed w Alzheimer’s. Teachers retirement nyc denied the poa based on new law changes where divorced spouse poa is nullified. But... Read more »
My Grandmother passed due to cancer within 6 months after her mother died. 8 months after my grandmother’s death, her father died. My grandmother has 4 living siblings and a surviving spouse. My father and my aunt, her only bio children have received no inheritance payment, there’s too much... Read more »
You need a probate attorney in the state where the deaths occurred and then you likely need to pursue a probate for each person individually in the order that they passed. You will want to check to see if there are any assets that need to go through probate, you will need to see if there are any...Read more »
Grandparent leaves each grandchild $10k, remainder to greats. Can executor cut the $10k by $500 to pay more to the great grandkids when that is not specified? Only that grandchildren each get $10k? I feel that if you don’t have a kid (which would be a great) then you get screwed out of $500 that... Read more »
He was under 21. Any hope of reinstating his adopted birthright?(Kellogg) All the kids were entitled to a dividend check every 5 years.... The oldest sibling was advised by her lawyers that she could take control and sell the dividend rights of the siblings under 21 yrs old. which she did...
Assuming this happened during the war in Vietnam, no; the statute of limitations would have tolled any claim he may have had, decades ago. And what do you mean "birthright" should he have inherited something from the "deceased heiress"?
I found it unusual that a family member would be denied to sit in (with their 83 yr old parent) while preparing legal documents. After doing some research, on living trust to protect her assets (Home) from probate she went back to ask that changes be made and was talked out it! This has more... Read more »
My mother and father passed away two days apart my mother first then my father. My mother had a will and setup an irrevocable trust. My mother’s life insurance policy listed my father as primary beneficiary but also listed my grandmother as (contingent beneficiary) she lives in Israel and is not... Read more »
The party that did the paperwork didn't know the other sibling had passed or had any children so im not listed what can I do? Plus the law firm representing the other party wanted me to answer questions pertaining my father which was the sibling that passed b4 my uncle should I answer them or not?
You need to hire an attorney to make sure your rights are established. It appears as though you may have an interest based on the few facts you've given as well as the fact that the attorney is asking you questions.
In this day and age mortgage companies do not let people assume mortgages. However if the payments keep getting made on time the mortgage company usually does not question the source of the payments. The problem may occur if your husband needs to talk to the mortgage company and his name is not...Read more »
To be a valid will it must be witnessed by two attesting witnesses. The will can be self proving by additionally having a notary acknowledge witnessing the signor of the will in addition to the two witnesses. Not having a self proving will means the witness have to be located to execute an oath...Read more »
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