My sister made it seem to us that she was in control of everything and would not even let me go in my mom's house. Here it is a couple months later and I just found out by that sister that they found my mom's original will and I am the only child on it and her lawyer advised her to walk... Read more »
answered on Jun 21, 2022
You need to obtain the original will and hire a probate attorney to help you. If your sister refuses to deliver the will to you, a court can compel her to do so.
My sons sperm donor passed away 2 months ago and I have been told by several people he left his things to our son. The brother will have nothing to do with my son or I and there are no other children
answered on Nov 19, 2020
If he had a will it would be probated at the register of wills office in the county where he died. Probating a will is a matter of public record and you can get information by calling them (although the pandemic has made this harder). After you get this information, you may need to retain an... Read more »
Both my parents recently passed. Only 1 had a will and it named me as executor. Understanding is low and the stress is high. I have no idea what needs to be done. I have zero money for I'm guessing what would be a probate attorney. Is that even a financial obligation to me anyway? I'm... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2020
Schedule a consultation with a probate attorney in the vicinity of where your parents had lived. Often initial consultations are free. You might be pleasantly surprised to learn that the attorney's fees are paid out of the estate.
My sister left no will and left me as the benefiiciary on her life insurance. The life insurance company said I need to set up an estate, how do I do this for a small estate? My sister has no realestate, nothing else.
answered on Jan 7, 2020
Usually if you were named as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy upon providing proof of death and identification the funds will be paid directly to you. I suggest getting clarification in writing of exactly what it is they want.
his will was changed 4 days before death he was in the hospital on phorpen every 3 hours
answered on Sep 21, 2019
You didn’t actually ask a question, but I am assuming that you are questioning the validity of his will. It does sound like you have some facts that might call the will into question. You should schedule a personal consultation with a probate attorney in the vicinity of where your dad had lived.
answered on May 1, 2018
I am only willing to put the time into answering this question if I am hired on a contingent fee basis to represent the estate. The Administrator or Executor would need to call my office, schedule a time to talk and then decide if they wanted to hire the Lombardi Law Firm. It is doubtful any lawyer... Read more »
He is in the system as a felon and wants to sell the house in his name the deceased sister didn't have a will but does have 3 grown kids can he legally sell it since she had no will
answered on Mar 24, 2018
That depends on several factors not mentioned in your question. The first is: how are brother’s and sister’s ownership interests shown on the deed? If they owned as Joint Tenants With Right of Survivorship, the brother now remains as the sole owner. However, even if this is true, any minor... Read more »
My grandmother left 2 CDs left to my father in her will, also stating that if he passes within 30 days then they would go to me, my father passed 3 days later. The bank only had my father as a beneficiary, so they were put in his name. My father did not have a will. The bank told me they... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2018
I'm sorry for your loss, however it sounds like your Grandmother messed up here. If there is a beneficiary named on an asset, the will does not control it, and if your father died 1 second after your grandmother, then the bank did what it should by placing the CDs into your father's name.... Read more »
answered on Oct 27, 2017
It depends on the terms of your probation and your particular case. For example, if the crime for which you are on probation involves hunting wildlife on federal lands then probation may include the condition that prohibits hunting including by bow. However, if you are generally asking whether... Read more »
My father had taken care of taking my mom's name off of his checking and the house deed. So it seems I might have lost any right to their estate since there is a will that was unsigned at the attorney's office naming my brother and I to inherit everything. My step father did not have... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2017
Contact an experienced probate attorney in Iowa (or California, perhaps). If your mom died without a will, her spouse and children should share her property. It may be hard to recover money or property that has vanished, but if your step-father died with property, you may still be able to prove... Read more »
My mother passed away and her husband lives in the house. The next day she passed away he was cleaning the house up trying to throw away and get rid of stuff. He has changed the locks on the house and took her car she still owes money to another location, he has been driving it with no car... Read more »
answered on Jun 6, 2017
You need to hire a local probate attorney to review the paperwork and provide you advice.
The status will differ depending on whether or not there was a will, if property was jointly or solely owned and a plethora of other 'minor' differences that you shouldn't get into in a... Read more »
If one is on probation and they are not to be in an environment that sales are 50% or more of alcohol can a cop arrest you for being there if you are not technically doing anything wrong? By technically if they have no other reason to arrest you other than being there(not driving while intoxicated,... Read more »
answered on Feb 18, 2017
Typically, you would not be arrested. A report maybe made to your probation officer who could then file a report of violation and request a warrant from the Court. Could you be arrested? Maybe. Are you likely to be arrested. No. Depending on your underlying conviction you might be able to have a... Read more »
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