As the legal spouse, you may claim what's called your spousal elective share, or take what's provided to you in the will (which appears to be nothing since it predates your marriage). You may also be entitled to homestead and family allowance; and of course anything jointly owned would go to you.
You - or more accurately, the parents of these kids are in a pickle. Assuming Dad has established legal custody, he and the mother could consent to you being the guardian. That actually might be a really good idea for both of them, because if Dad goes to jail or prison, and Mom is already locked...Read more »
The short answer: you'll want to speak with an estate planning attorney.
If you want to disclaim whatever rights you might have to your brother's estate, you'll need to take some affirmative steps. If you want to exclude your sister in law from your estate you might need to...Read more »
2014 J.o.D. awarded husband 1/2 my 403(b) account and 1/2 pension. I'm planning to retire next year but am I responsible for getting the QDRO. J.O.D. says that he is responsible for all costs. If he fails to do the QDRO/EDRO by a certain time, do I get to keep my full retirement?
Probably. Month-to-month leases, are generally considered a periodic tenancy, those that continue for successive fractions until terminated by proper notice by either party. The beginning date is certain, but the termination date is uncertain--that is--until notice is given. Termination of the...Read more »
They checked me in and I sat in the waiting room with others. They were commenting on how much I paid on my bill that day, how is the hospital would never see another penny, The fact that I was getting fake teeth (previous boating accident facial trauma) and that it wouldn't help anyway, how... Read more »
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could continue to await a response, or you could consider reaching out to a local attorney to discuss, also looking into whether any state laws apply here. Good luck
I received a civil infraction bt the DNR (Department of Natural Resources) in a state park. The Civil infraction is R299.922(q). I am trying to understand the penalties that come with this CI as the ranger said it was just a fine but I want to make sure it doesn't show up on my driving record... Read more »
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a month. As a general matter, each state might operate differently in terms of what their Departments of Natural Resources (or Environmental Protection, Wildlife, Fisheries, etc.) share with their Departments of Motor Vehicles....Read more »
He actually changed the will about a month ago. My mother insisted on separate trust because she does not trust him to do the right thing. Could you please tell me how he legally did this. Thank you for your help in this matter. Thomas Gary Harris
It is unclear what you are asking, but I gather you are talking about a certificate of affixture of a mobile home? There is a state approved form that should be filed with the register of deeds, and it should have been recorded either before or at the time you bought the land. Did you get the...Read more »
The person who died without a will, so I was told, was the mother and guardian of one of a sibling. The other sibling is now the guardian and wants to continue renting the deceased property to the first. Isn't that dealing to themselves?
There is nothing that 'jumps up and down' and screams this is inappropriate in the facts you present, BUT the individual needs to have some authority to do this, be that as a court appointed Personal Representative or as the new owner under some other mechanism like a Ladybird or Quit...Read more »
It's difficult to follow exactly what happened from your question. But from a practical standpoint, oftentimes, there are agreements within the purchase agreement or signed during closing that compel both parties to work together to close any gaps discovered after closing. In your case that...Read more »
From a practical standpoint, you might try working it out with the breeder. From a legal standpoint you can likley sue in small claims and at least be heard, that is the purpose of small claims, the result of the hearing may or may not be better.
It might be helpful to know.Pets have long...Read more »
I used a storage facility that is self service for many years. Last week, my car was stolen right out of the storage yard and I was notified several days later. The facility does have a gate surrounding it, however if you approach the front gate on car or foot, it opens automatically. No ID or... Read more »
I see now they are offering 50$. To many people that is quit a bit of money, but in the grand scheme of things, you won't know what you're giving up unless you talk to an attorney who can give you at least a cursory overview.
Michigan law became complicated due to Republican attempts to limit the liability of careless people. I suggest you contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice in your county --they give free consults.
This depends on how the occupancy arrangements are defined. GENERALLY speaking the life tenant is responsible for the current expenses like utilities, taxes and insurance but PRINCIPAL improvements are not required. A new roof could be seen as increasing the value rather than merely maintaining it...Read more »
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