Please tell me who has legal rights to the estate of someone who has died intestate in New York. I was told it goes first down (children / grandchildren) then if none, sideways ( siblings either whole to half blood), then only if none, upwards to...
It is important to distinguish between your right to administer the estate and your right as a rightful heir to any assets. The former deals with the question of who is best suited to delegate assets and fulfill court obligations. The latter has to deal with who gets what stuff. She may become the Administrator, but it does not mean that she will be able to just take everything for herself and follow no rules. Good luck.See question
I have separation papers that I have a big question on and wanted to know if I go for a free consultation, will client attorney privilege be in place??
Technically you are not a client yet, though an attorney does owe you, a prospective client, a duty of confidentiality as well as to former clients.See question
I picked several characters to silhouette on a bookmark that I would like to print then sell at school book fair. The money would be a donation to the library. If any leftover bookmark would be then donated to the school library. I am a Librar...
Not if the characters look identical to the real ones. You may need to request a license to use these characters,See question
I just filed a PFA against my husband. He was cursing and screaming at me in front of the kids and threatening to throw all of my clothes outside when I left for work and said he wouldn't let me back in the house. He also took my mattress and loc...
Your best bet is to consult with a local attorney about all of your options. Otherwise, you can go file petitions at your local family court.See question
I never lived with mother or child or married her. Initially my lawyer said i should not pay more than 17% of 136K. Now, it has become a moving target and talking about settlement around 5500 plus private school plus medical plus life insurance. ...
It would be impossible for any attorney to make that determination without a careful review of your Statement of Net Worth. Contact a local domestic relations/ family law attorney.See question
You can sue them to get the money back. You may or may not win. It will depend on the strength of your evidence.See question
Is small claims court similar in nature to supreme court in NY? I have a claim here for $45,000, and this takes me to the Supreme court. Are all the rules of the game generally the same or completely different ?
Generally yes, however the rules and procedure of evidence is slightly relaxed, especially if both parties are without attorneys. Retaining an attorney may increase your chance of victory.See question
Can a same-sex couple be legally married in Oregon?
Check in Avvo's Oregon section. This is New York.See question
i try googling answer's but i can never find the exact answer, The non violent burg 3rd class d felony to a closed business is the only thing on my record back in 2009, I was given 5 years probation, got off early for good time in 3years with no o...
Retaining a local lawyer is highly recommended as a first step. He/she will tell you what the best second step is in your situation.See question
My ex-wife took me back for CS last year and received an increase because I was making 15% more and we fell under the new stipulation. At the time of the CS hearing, she was not working. (She has a degree and can now work FT as our two children ...
You will have to wait at least one more year and maybe two.See question