My oldest brother was raised by our father as his own from the age of 4, but my father never tried to legally adopt him. He is now an adult and I am wondering what legal rights he has to the inheritance since my father died without a will? We live in California, and my oldest brother has stolen... Read more »
there is only 60,000 left after bills but I am confused on the law when it says ...spouse gets 25% but not less that 50,000 or more than 200,000....Do I keep the 60,000 with out sharing or ??? Im confused
I was never contacted. I know he had family up there that probably handled his things. I don't have contact with them. I'm wondering if too much time is passed to find out exactly what happened. I know that he had a will. When he got my personal information from me to a fix me as his... Read more »
I'd be happy to sell you a discounted one-hour consult, and we could do it by Zoom in these quarantine conditions, but why would you want to open a probate estate? If her assets were $8,000 -- assuming you could get $8,000 after it was moved off the rental property -- and her debts were...Read more »
My sister placed my Mom into a nursing home in May of 2019 for dementia. And then she hired a guardian for my mom in June 2019. I have lived in my Mom's home from May 2019 until now. I have been the co-owner of my Mom's banking and checking account since April 5, 2015. And, I used the... Read more »
Interesting question. You certainly cannot be responsible for repaying any money that you spent on behalf of your mother for her expenses like medical expenses, nursing home bills, taxes, insurance, etc. One tricky question is whether you are liable to the estate for payments that you made to...Read more »
California. I am due to inherit my mother's house along with my siblings. There are issues with the other siblings not paying for housing expenses and I been taking up the slack. I have requested mediation to come up with a co ownership agreement to distribute responsibilities or to be bought... Read more »
If there is no agreement by the owners regarding payments or selling the property, than partition is the appropriate action to take. It will either force a sale of the property or a buy out of the party asking for a partition.
I have a half sister and my father adopted my nephew so I have an adopted sibling also I was told there is a will that is 30 years old that I am executor of but my adopted sibling has it I have not seen it I know they're going to go through probate and they're not telling the probate... Read more »
If the will cannot be found, and if he did not have a surviving spouse, then his estate will be divided among his natural and adopted children, but step children don't share. If the will can be found, and if it nominates you to be executor, and if the will is submitted to the probate court,...Read more »
So I got an evaluation in the city of where I was charged for minor possesion and it's hard for me to commute there from the city I currently live in. Is there any way I can start at a new program closer to where I live and not get hit with failure on first attempt?
Your issue is a criminal defense issue, not probate. Probate concerns the settling of the affairs of a person who has died. Talk to the person or office to whom you are supposed to report for your therapy.
He has sufficient income, plus my father’s pension about 18k, then had rented my parents home which he received money as well. He tells me I only get little or nothing, since that’s what his lawyer said. I don’t know much of its truth. I want to speak with his lawyer and see a itemized... Read more »
In Texas 15 months after an executor (if there is a Will) or an administrator (if there is none) is appointed, a beneficiary (if there is a Will) or heir (if there is none) is entitled to request an accounting. Please keep in mind that Wills rarely and heirship never takes into account the...Read more »
I am a beneficiary for two properties. One of the properties I currently live in and the deed is half in my name. The other half is in my late relatives name. The second property I am owed half from the sale of the administrator. No wills were left from my late relatives. I went to mediation and... Read more »
Her. My lawyer says she’s entitled to my brothers portion. Gave my lawyer an address I found on line which was out of state and that was 5 years ago. My brother has been gone for 10 years. Her portion is sitting in my bank in an account by itself. Nothing is happening. What I am asking is is... Read more »
You need to get with a new probate attorney. There are several factors in play here: presumptively, the estate is no longer open; was the daughter provided notice?; was this woman determined to be an heir?...too much to go into on a forum
There are several ways that you can potentially obtain the funds on deposit in his account. The easiest would be your father's account had a POD provision payable on death) to you or JTWROS (joint tenant with rights of survivorship) to you. In that event, a certified copy of his death...Read more »
Yes... Hire a competent attorney to search the title, including the certificate of title on the mobile home. If secured debt liens exist, and the title is otherwise clear, start paying them along with taxes and insurance. Get an Affidavit of Heirship recorded as your source of title if you are...Read more »
Not sure what you mean by "paid to do so now." If you want to sue a sitting judge, you cannot sue for judicial acts in most cases as judges enjoy immunity. If you are asking whether you can sue a judge in the capacity as an attorney, the answer may be yes. But you may also be well outside...Read more »
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