The executor claims all my mother's bank accounts were used for her medical bills and house payments. She had excellent health insurance and her Social Security and pension easily paid her mortgage ($350). The executor purchased a new home 2 month...
Understand the estate application only lists assets not liabilities and expenses. The executor may or may not be truthful. You don't hire a criminal lawyer to press charges and you don't press charges without the facts. You need to consult with a probate attorney to assist you in obtaining an accounting of the estate. Then you can determine whether you have grounds to be upset. Good luck.See question
I need an answer to this.
Simplest question of the year. Answer for everybody is YES!See question
She retired with SFA University and has been receiving a retirement check. My Uncle is the executor. I have another older sister, and she states she doesn't know, and is completely fine with NOT questioning my Uncle on ANYTHING to do with the will...
There is no state clearinghouse to call or check online for life insurance policies. You may need an attorney to get cooperation, but you, your Uncle and/or your sister need to do the following: 1) review all the documents in house; 2) search address books for contacts with an insurance agent; 3) search her check register or banks statements to see if there any payments to insurance companies; 4) contact her accountant to see if he knows of any insurance/agent; 5) check with the HR department of SFA University to see if there is an employer-sponsored insurance benefit. If you contact an insurance company, they will only talk to you if 1) you are the beneficiary; or 2) if you are the executor. If they won't tell you anything, that probably means you are not the beneficiary. Insurance companies rarely make an error an pay out the benefits of a policy to the wrong person, so although others may hide this information from you, they personally can not profit at your expense.See question
The property was willed from my great grandmother to my grandfather to my dad, then upon his death, to his heirs. She is under the impression that the heirs include her and her 2 sons that were not my dad's. They are legal adults.
It is unclear what Stepmom's rights are because you don't mention a will. If she has rights to possess the property as a tenant in common, she can gran her children rights to be on the property. If she has no rights, they have no rights. Assuming all the prior title has been established, then your Dad's estate needs to be probated to establish your rights in the property.See question
We have have two children together I have talk to a lawyer about it and my sister thinks his fee is costly Her friend she say had it done for a lor less money.
Heirship (no will) is more expensive, but get more than one quote. Lawyers do not quote fees on this forum with the limited information we receive.See question
My parents named my brother sister and I as the new owners of their house upon their death. My brother wants to lease the house to strangers. My sister and I want to live there. Does he need our signified to lease it out? What can be done?
You can agree to rent it, but it sounds like a partition action to appoint a third party to sell the property would be the best choice in your circumstancesSee question
what are your cunsult fees
If you want a quote on fees, you should search under the "find a lawyer" tab for "trust" or "estate planning" and directly contact the lawyers that you think are appropriate to handle your matter and ask them privately about their consultation fees in your circumstance.See question
Grandparents died about 12 years ago and left behind a home/property. They had 5 siblings 2 alive 3 deceased. Siblings and grandchildren have no interest in the home/property. A granddaughter resides in the home. We want to sign it over to her, bu...
I think given the passage of time and no dispute, an affidavit of heirship and then deeds by all interested parties to the granddaughter will vest her marketable title. You need an attorney to review the facts, draft an appropriate affidavit of heirship, and prepare deeds to granddaughter for all interested person.See question
My dad is 70 with Congestive Heart Failure and other ailments that are contributing to his quick turn down hill. My mother is away "working" and he doesn't see her for months at a time. She is 58 and in good health. She has a free live in careg...
I think you need a frank talk with Mom about Dad's care and "volunteer" to take over. You need reasonable access to his funds and Dad may need to give you a power of attorney. I would only resort to litigation if your Mom is uncooperative and you can't effectively use the powers of attorney. You should consult with an attorney after discussing with Mom and chart out your options, however, instead of a lawsuit vs Mom, I think you should consider guardianship.See question
In 2014 my mother passed with no will. She owned a house, car and personal items that will be sold...The court notified me that I will inherit 25 percent of her estate once it is sold. Her second husband is the Admin. I am in a different state. Wi...
If you don't feel the estate is large enough or you lack the funds to hire an attorney, file a document with the Clerk titled "Notice of Appearance and Request for Notice" and request notice of everything filed and set in the case, provide your address phone number, and email. Mail the document to the clerk and make sure it has all of the case information at the top, like you find on any other pleading sin the case.See question