interest.Im supposed to go to the attorneys office on Oct 5 that was arranged by his non-wed partner.I don't have money for legal representation.Do I endanger my standing in the estate by signing the wrong things?
If ALL the property was in joint name, then no, there won't be problems because you didn't probate your father's estate. HOWEVER, what happens after your mother passes is another question. SHE should have an appropriate estate plan in place now more than ever to insure things go...Read more »
Aunt passed away. I am her heir. Non relative has cleaned out property and says she has will . Deed and all utilties still showing in my deceased relative's name which is why I filed affidavit. If non-relative actually has a will ,can it still be filed and does it supercede my affidavit?
An heir or beneficiary can probably file to have the will probated, and if it is admitted, it would likely override your affidavit, if it conflicts with the Will. You yourself can probably petition the court to be appointed Administrator With the Will Annexed, in effect forcing the God-daughter to...Read more »
I'm assuming we are continuing from the previous question you posted. Since you owned the property jointly in common then the property will go to his heirs. Since your brother died without a will he is said to have died intestate (without a will). Under Indiana's intestacy laws,...Read more »
You're using terms that don't make any sense in this context. A person can be the executor of an estate. This happens after the person passes away and the probate process begins. The executor is in charge of the estate. The probate process passes along the former living's assets,...Read more »
There's no way to provide a proper answer. If your mother had a will she could have left everything to her husband. if that's the case then her husband owned all of her property at the time of his death. If he has a will he can leave the property and assets to whomever he wants....Read more »
She had loan changed to estate of and has her name on as the personal representative....I have paid all bills since his death and have the deed in my name...she refuses to put me or our other sister as administrator on this loan....can she take this house from me
There is something wrong in your description. If the house really is already 'in your name' then it should not have been in probate. If it is NOT in your name, then the PR has the right (and obligation!) to distribute it according to the will.
Call the police. File a police report. She entered private property and stole items that did not belong to her. If the items were meant to go to her it should have been specified in your brother's will and transferred to her while the estate was still open. If you are expecting a legal fight...Read more »
The 15 day hold is for being on probation and having a new arrest. The hold is to give probation time to file a petition to revoke. Once the petition is filed, even before the 15 days have run, she should be brought before the judge who may require a bond for the revo.; she would also have to...Read more »
This question may be better suited to be answered by a certified financial planner rather than an attorney, but in general, lump sums received are taxable at your income tax level. The plan administrator for the 401K will have more information available to you regarding payout options. Some plans...Read more »
If your name is not on the title of the house and your wife's will directs that her daughter is to receive the house after your wife passes away then you have no right to the house. If the daughter does not want you in the home once she receives it you will have to vacate the premises....Read more »
If you and your brother are already properly titled on all of your mother's assets and do not have to go through the probate process then you most likely do not require the assistance of an estate planning attorney.
That said, if there are issues with the title or your mother remains...Read more »
Till I was 18. When I reached 18 she said I couldn't have it till 19. Well I'm 21 now and she has yet to tell me any information about my money. When I was around 16 she said that she didn't have it anymore that they had used it and she invested it in the stock market without my... Read more »
You are legally entitled to the money that was left to you as a minor. Your mother as your custodian had a duty to hold that money for you until you came of age. You need to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to discuss your options as there may be an issue with the statute of limitations...Read more »
As Personal Representative (which is what Indiana and many other states now call 'executors') once your Father dies you have a DUTY to both file for probate and 'marshal the assets' which means protecting them. If things are disappearing and you don't have control of the...Read more »
Cohabitation together with no agreements or wills set up. We have items we acquired together but they are solely in my name. His family wants his assets. Are they entitled to anything if everything we owned or acquired is in my name?
They will have a difficult time. Consult an estate attorney before transferring possession of any items, if you are concerned. Deal only with the decedent's personal representative or executor, not with other family members.
I was living with my grandmother she passed away my family members requested a court date they lied in court and said that I moved in after my grandmother's death the judge ordered me to be removedI was told I could not get my things and they were destroyed by being thrown in a dumpster I have... Read more »
Generally, a violation of one type of placement can result in a higher level of supervision. Work release may still be possible, but after repeated violations, house arrest seems unlikely. Jail or prison is quite likely.
My sisters and I were molested by our dad when we were kids, not one of us ever received any counseling nit did the state protect us...we want to know if we can sue our dad's estate for what he done to us. As we all 3 continue to have problems because of this.
I take it your father has passed. Generally, if his estate is closed then there is nothing left in the estate. The estate essentially stops existing. (sometimes if there has been no estate one is created for suit purposes to get at insurance money, but there is no insurance that covers criminal...Read more »
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