We were planning on getting married on Christmas Eve 2019 but he was hospitalized at the U of I. They were planning on letting him sign the Marriage license application in front of the notary but his youngest adopted daughter called up and threatened to sue the hospital if they did. His condition... Read more »
If he still has capacity it is not too late to make a will. There are steps that can be taken to make a will valid even if he can’t physically sign. But you need to find a local experienced estate planning attorney now. He should be sure to let the attorney know that he is worried about potential...Read more »
My mother and Grandfather were on the deed to the home. Both passed over 7 years ago. My father-in-law (mother's husband by law) was not on the deed or successor and stayed in the home which was not an issue. He passed 10 months ago and the home is now vacant. My mother wrote her wishes down but... Read more »
The answer to your question is far too long and complex for this means of communication. Make an appointment with a lawyer who handles estates. Bring all the documents you can find that are related to the situation to the appointment for the lawyer to review.
The aunt had a nephew named as POA because her only daughter had died. The widowed son-in-law wanted control for his kids (the grandkids), so he had a lawyer make a new will and POA naming his kids. When she signed this new document she was distraught over her husband’s death and going thru many... Read more »
Yes, she can do a new will revoking all prior wills and she can do a new POA revoking all prior POAs. She should also notify anyone in possession of the original or copies of the revoked POAs that they have been revoked. She should have an estate planning attorney help her with this to make sure...Read more »
If the entire interest in the house was owned by your grandfather at the time of his death, and if he left it to you and your sister in his will, then it should already be titled in your name and your sister's name. If it is not, then either it was not in fact left to you and your sister or your...Read more »
My father in law passed away (in IL) over thirty days ago. In the original will it stated his home was to be sold and split among the heirs. A couple months prior to his passing he stated he wanted my husband to have the home, which my husband agreed to (it is not paid off). My husbands name was... Read more »
When you state that your husband's name was added to the deed, what exactly do you mean. As a general principle, the will governs the disposition of the decedents property as that property exists at the time of death. If your father-in-law conveyed and properly recorded the deed of conveyance into...Read more »
Her house should be valued at upwards of 200k. I cant find anywhere online of anyone paying 30k to inherit a home? Is this true? Is there any scenario at all where she would have to pay that much money to get a home or is she lying?
I have a car that is titled in Colorado to a trust. My grandma signed the title over to me. I live in Illinois now and tried to get a new title but couldnt due to the trust paperwork being lost. Its a car from 1995 and has many many issues. I have a new car now and need to get rid of the old one.... Read more »
The successor trustee of the trust needs to provide you with a certification of trust that you can give to the motor vehicle department. This would certify who the trustee was then and who the trustee is now. That is all that DMV should need; they don't need a copy of the entire trust. Try that...Read more »
My youngest sister is the executor of my parents will. My oldest sister and I are named beneficiaries in the will. Our father is still living. My father and my youngest sister will not provide me with a copy of the will.
Wills are private documents. The testator can choose to share copies with whomever he wishes but has no obligation to do so. They do not become public information until the testator passes. Until then they can be amended and replaced as often as the testator wishes as long as he still has...Read more »
It really depends on how the will is worded and whether the heirs predeceased the decedent or died after the decedent died and if so how long after the decedent died. If the two heirs predeceased the decedent and the will has no remote contingent beneficiaries, then the estate would go to the...Read more »
The answer depends on a lot of things that are missing from your question. The likelihood is high that you are not entitled to anything, but the only way to know for sure is to have your individual circumstances reviewed by a local probate attorney.
Probate is the court-supervised process pursuant to which the titles to assets owned by a decedent are transferred to the decedent's heirs. You said that you and your sister are already on the title to your mother's home, so it sound like your mother's estate has already been probated....Read more »
Dutch Powers from Grafton, IL was my grandfather, he was part of the asbestos settlement listed above. my sister contacted me about a received check a few years ago and I believe she has been depositing these checks directed to me for her own benefit. I am looking for help to find the truth. she... Read more »
and divide the proceed however they all had a argument with the eldest and now are clueless on the selling of the property. My wife has no idea what lawyer or court was used and she has no documents stating the current status of it. how can she find out if property was sold or if the testament is... Read more »
It depends on who gave you the money and any restrictions that may have been put on it for the spending of it. Additionally, it may depend on what you used the money for-as was it for the benefit of the girls or was it used to buy yourself a piece of jewelry.
It is not possible to answer your question without more information. Please repost your question and explain what you mean by "control". Do you mean she has your original trust document in her possession and will not give it back to you? Do you mean she is the trustee of your trust and you would...Read more »
Sorry, but this does not sound like a maritime question. Also, the naming in issue did not come through. Please try trademark and copy write experts. Thank you and best regards. Tom Evans Maritime Lawyer Please see Justia disclaimer.
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