My sister and I are beneficiaries to my fathers estate. The judge signed the final adjudication and decree 30 days ago. When is the Executor required to distribute the monies to us? He doesn't return my phone calls which I believe is a red flag. ...
Send a certified letter demanding the distribution with a "deadline" for response.See question
I recently lost my partner of 22 years and although not legally married we were together all that time and have bought a house together. I'm having problems with probate issues, finding out if I can be recognized as a common law wife for his socia...
1-Florida does not recognize common law marriage.
2-Simple wills are very reasonable-use the "Find a Lawyer" tab on AVVO.
3-Discuss with a probate attorney your probate issues
My grandfather is 93 and has become increasingly and horridly paranoid and his failure to recall important business decisions from as little as three years ago have escaped him. His failure to remember leads to accusations, etc. He started real...
You must hire a guardianship attorney ASAP in order to gain control.See question
My cousin requested special notice of all matters where special notice may be requested. Does this mean that I have to send him a copy of the case status report and of every single thing I file in the case?
Yes-all documents filed must be also be sent to your cousin.
I assume you are represented by an attorney-if so-please
discuss with your attorney for further instruction and for any exceptions.
Underneath "Mother's Name TOD My Name," the check reads "C/O My Name" followed by my address. All my mother's assets were TOD to me, yet we are still in the process of transferring them solely into my name. We are avoiding probate, so there is no ...
I would think you are stuck with Bank rules.
I would guess that the bank that issued the check will have to issue a new check to you.
A self appointed administrated power of attorney was used to change the designated beneficiaries for all the principal's assets to himself. He then transferred stocks, a 401(k), and other monies to himself. The POA specifically stated that this ...
A person granted a POA can not use it to benefit themself.
This should be reported as a crime and attorney hired to reverse the transaction.
My uncle used my mother's death certificate to claim me dead on a pod bank account from suntrust bank. I have gone through all the motions including a letter of demand and they still have not reimbursed me. I filed a police report and the detectiv...
I agree with hiring an attorney to write a letter should produce quick result.
The bank would not want bad PR on this type mistake.
I am not sure what happens to my house if I die. Does it go directly to my other brother listed on the quite claimed deed. I want my half to be split between my brother and my dad (if I die) what can I do. I want my dad to be able to live there. C...
You can have an attorney to make assure you have sole ownership and then plan your estate
with a will or trust to direct where you want your property to go.
I've just finalized my divorce. However, my ex-husband is a beneficiary in my mother's will. My mom's will gives "Susan's husband, John Smith" 1/4 of her estate. My mom now has alzheimers and we're not sure if writing a new will would be...
No-the provision in your mother's will is not void upon your divorce.
Do you have a POA for your mother?
If so-you might meet with with an estate planning/medicaid attorney to discuss
how assets might be arranged to qualify for government benefits.
Some of this type planning could result in assets not be included in the probate estate(Controlled by the will).
official last will and testament will be provided
Any estate planning/probate attorney can review the documents and listen to the circumstances and advise you of possible actions.
You can find attorneys on the AVVO -Find a Lawyer-tab.