My suppose to get my Inhertitenace check this week. If I feel the check is too low and I want to look further into what the executor did, should I not cash it? Is cashing it mean I accept everything he did?
You would probably be okay to cash the check. However, it is definitely better to have a consultation with a probate attorney. Many offer free or low-cost consultation meetings. When you meet with the attorney, bring the actual check you received in addition to all the paperwork you have...Read more »
Hire an attorney yourself to start a probate and petition to have yourself appointed as executor. That process will smoke out the will. Do this without delay because the longer you wait the more your grandfather’s estate will be “disappeared”.
Relying on the Affidavit of Heirship (which a court will not enforce until it has been of record for five years with no one complaining that they were omitted), each of the other siblings can sign a special warranty deed granting their interest in the property to the younger sister as a gift. They...Read more »
I asked Atty probating husband's estate several times in writing about deceased daughter. Atty said deceased child wasn't an heir; did not inherit share equal to siblings. Despite my concerns Atty filed estate documents w/out incl. deceased child as an heir. Now Atty sent me deed from estate to... Read more »
If the daughter lived for 4 1/2 months after the father passed away then she is considered an heir at the time of his death because she was alive. At this point her share would belong to her estate or whomever it has been determined her estate belongs to. If there is a court probate proceeding...Read more »
No. After the heirs probate the estate and receive their distributions, they may sell the property. Or a creditor may probate the estate, file a claim, be reimbursed and, after all bills of the deceased and the estate are paid, distribute what remains to the heirs. Contact a local probate...Read more »
While some people deposit their will with the local probate court, most do not. Most people die without a will. If you have thoroughly searched your father's home an if he did not have a safety deposit box in which he might have put it, chances are good that he had no will.
Hire a local probate lawyer to argue that you were a "pretermitted heir" and would fall within "children" or "descendants" under the Will. Also note that people with a lot of assets also often have a lot of debt. There may not be as much there as you would like.
She was hallucinating she & HER son had no relationship my kids &I lived with her until they grew up now she had left almost everything to my kids & me my brother was very jealous of the fact my momma allowed us to live at her house she did everything for my children she did nothing at all for his... Read more »
That is very sad situation. There were legal remedies but it might possibly be too late for you to pursue them. Take all of your facts and documentation to a will contest attorney in your area to see if there is anything left that you can do. Do not delay any longer as time is of the essence.
Mother was in a nursing home on Medicaid and was supposed to have her estate released to D.A.D.S upon her death. It has been 3 1/2 years and they never took properties to my knowledge. My sister is the executor and does not want to let me know what is going on. We are now being sued by the... Read more »
15 months after an executor is appointed any beneficiary can request an accounting. It is due within 60 days. 24 months after an executor is appointed a beneficiary who has not received a distribution can petition the court to remove the executor (assuming there is something to distribute)....Read more »
It will be 15 months in february and the the estate is not closed yet. How long does he have to complete this? He seems to be dragging it out because he doesn't have time to do it. Will he eventually get in trouble with the court?
A beneficiary can request an accounting 15 months after the executor is appointed. The executor has 60 days to respond. If no distributions are made 24 months after the executor is appointed, a beneficiary can petition the court to remove the executor.
Being a guarantor does not give your mother access to the funds. If the account were "pay on death" or "joint with right of survivorship," the funds would be hers on presentation of the death certificate. If the account were "joint," half would be hers and half would belong to your grandmother's...Read more »
She was arrested for a probation violation a so called dirty urine test which was bull..the probation officer hasn't even filed any charges yet and is just keeping her there without letting her know anything...can they just do that?
No hessness it states in her well that the executor of the estate get one precent of her law suite and will had all ready went to probate can she take an extra 4 percent of the estate if will states she to get only one precenr
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