The title of the house and property is exchanged several times between him and his sister and eventually his ex-wife(25 yrs younger) is add. They've been divorced for 8 to 10 years now and she's suing him for community property. His attorney said it was a mortgage on the house that she... View More
In Louisiana, the "dirty hands doctrine" is not a recognized legal doctrine that would automatically prevent someone from claiming community property in a divorce case. Community property laws in Louisiana can be complex, and the outcome of your dad's case would depend on various...View More
A judge has the discretion to consider various factors when deciding whether to grant conservatorship, including the potential conservator's circumstances and qualifications. While having a medical marijuana card may be a factor that the judge takes into account, it does not automatically...View More
She had 2 life insurance policies naming me as the only beneficiary. She also had joint checking account with me. I have received 3 checks since her death made out to her estate (the checks were for reimbursement of some insurance premiums). Bank says I need to open an estate account & deposit... View More
The hired contractor was paid in full prior to the completion of his services. Unfortunately, the contractor did not complete the repair services. In the process of his services, he performed a makeshift repair that ultimately failed. Several attempts were made to reach the contractor thereafter... View More
From the looks of it, you have a civil suit against the contractor under several theories, with the obvious one being breach of contract. The main thing that you need to worry about is the statute of limitations, because, depending on some of the details, that statute could run (meaning that you...View More
My dad is in a nursing home and he has no idea what his wife has been doing with his affairs. She petioned conservatorship over him and I strongly believe she is the one who forged my name to document waive of jonder(?) I know I didn't sign anything cause she told no one what she was doing.she... View More
You should file an objection to the waiver, which can be something as simple as stating that you did not sign the waiver filed with the court and that you object to the conservatorship. You should also contact the attorney representing your stepmother and appear at the time and place set for...View More
Any Mississippi lawyer can help you with this issue; however, if you are alleging that someone stole from you or a family member, the thing to do would be to contact law enforcement to file a complaint with them so that an investigation and arrest can be completed. If you are looking to recoup the...View More
My mother’s court appointed Guardian is refusing to allow me into mother’s house in Corinth in order to retrieve my rifle I left there by mistake. She claims it’s her (guardians) house and if I attempt to retrieve my rifle she’ll have me charged with criminal trespass. Can my weapon be... View More
It sounds like the best option may be for him to get a conservatorship over her, so that he can manage all of her affairs. A conservatorship is similar to a guardianship, except that it is used for adults who are unable to manage theirs affairs, whether because of advance age, medical diagnosis,...View More
He has locked the information away (all copies of her will)and taken away the combination too her safe. She is also being told that her money is running out and I am not sure this is factual. I am concerned by the secrecy.
How do we go about leaving the land and the structures on it to our deceased son's daughter in our will (and makes sure our grand-daughter is going to keep it) over our daughter with this condition in place? Our daughter will attempt to take it from her and then sell the land as soon as we... View More
That’s a tricky question, as it goes to what the standard of duty as it relates to nursing homes and maintaining the safety of its residents. Assuming that there is an allegation of abuse, neglect, or injury, a lawyer would need additional information about the resident, the injury, and the...View More
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