the minors involved are beneficiaries of a will that was concealed by attorney. The original will which is in guardians possession was brought to attention to attorney who refused to probate it allowing an intestate administration by deceased clie...
If the liability was concealed there is a doctrine called the Discovery Rule which would extend the statute of limitations. Once you are put on notice of the claim the clock begins to tick from that day. This sounds complicated so you need to speak with an attorney soon. If what you say is true, the loss may or may not be a covered loss. In addition, unfortunately Massachusetts does not require that attorneys carry malpractice insurance. A lot of investigations needs to take place before a claim is filed.
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There are three ways to change a Will. By executing a new Will, physically destroying it, or by drafting a codicil that acts as an amendment to the Will. If you draft a new Will you should destroy any copy of the old instrument to avoid confusion later on. If you choose to draft a codicil you must observe the same formal requirements as if you were drafting a whole new Will. There must be 2 witnesses and a notary and all three should be dissinterested.
I would advice against online or template forms. Most lawyers have very reaosnable rates for a Will and you will have peace of mind knowing it is legal and done right.
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We want our house to be fixed & right after the hit our homeowners dropped us do to they say our roof is at the end of its life. We do have a contractor that has a lady that was helping get the #s together but nothing from the insurance company ye...
Do not let the insurance company make any check payable to the contractor. The chack should be made payable to you alone or payable to you and your mortgage company (if any). The dealings with the contractor are governed by MGL c. 142A.
If this happened in May, it is taking too long. If you have not done so already you should speak with an attorney.
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three siblings are taking the other two siblings to court over her property. i am the 6 sibling not involed in the case. there was acourt order not to sell are remove property from home. two siblings removed all property. what can i do to get invo...
I think you need to speak with an attorney immediately. If she passed away without a Will somebody must petition the court to be appointed the Administrator. They can protect the estate from what is going on by relying on Massachusetts law. Eventually the estate should be distributed in an orderly manner. in the meantime, anyone who takes property from the home may need to account for it or be liable to the estate for the fair market value of what was taken.
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There are no second mortgages but there are tax leins and court judgements. We are paying IRS there has been over $80,000 paid already. The interest and penalties are killing us.
If your question is "whether the bank will accept the appraised amount" the answer depends on the reasonableness of the appraisal. If your appraisal appears too low they can pay for their own and compare it to yours.
Attorney Weinberg is correct in saying that you could stretch out payments to IRS over 5 years, however, you might be able to do that anyway outside of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy depending on your circumstances.
Hope this answers your question. If it doesn't feel free to post a follow-up.
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in april 2010 i was in a car accident with my two cousins. we were all injured pretty badly. my cousin jason who is a minor ruptured his small intestines and needed emergency surgery. jasons father is now suing me incase there are further complica...
This might be a liability that you could eliminate in bankruptcy, along with the 100,000 dollars you have in other debt. To be sure, you need to speak with a bankruptcy attorney. If you have insurance, once you file for bankruptcy the insurance company will remain on the hook up to the coverage amount. When you speak with an attorney you should have your insurance declarations page available.See question
My ex wife's Grandmother passed, one week later she filed chapter 7, 2 motnhs after discharge she inherited 45K, (i'm sure her aunt delayed distributuon) Now creditors from debts ( they were joint from marraige) are coming after me. do i have any ...
If she knew about the interest when she filed it is fraud. In addition, she has a duty to inform the trustee that she came into possession of that itnerests and she might have failed to do so. This could lead to the revocation of her discharge, among other things. The trustee could pursue her for the non-exempt portion of the $45,000 and use it to pay off creditors that you might be jointly responsible for.
This is something you should discuss with a bankruptcy litigation attorney.
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In Massachusetts, I believe any amount in excess of $2500 in a bank account is subject to attachment by a creditor. The creditor does this using a trustee process method and the account will be frozen until the trustee (bank) is instructed by the judge to pay the attached (frozen) funds over to the creditor.See question
I had a fire. I'm looking for an insurance attorney who has a good record and is in the Worcester area in western mass.
Do you already have a public adjuster? What insurance company is involved? What was the cause of fire? What was the value of personal prperty lost and what was the estimated value of real property lost?
I lent my ex-bf $100K ($20K in cash & $80K in luxury items) with the understanding that he'd pay me back. He lead me to believe that he was a successful doctor and his family was very wealthy. After a background investigation, I've learned that...
There are a few options you could try but it depends on a much more detailed fact pattern that you must provide. It might be fraud and it might not be. How are the luxury items titled? Are these transfers documented? What types of items were loaned and where are they now? (ie: car) Don't wait to hire a lawyer to represent you. Speak to a lawyer today.
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