Benjamin J. Comin’s Answers

Benjamin J. Comin

Las Vegas Business Attorney.

Contributor Level 8
  1. Family Estate Troubles. Aunt and Uncle hiding safety deposit box key!

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. James P. Frederick
    2. Benjamin J. Comin
    2 lawyer answers

    It sounds like you are doing the right thing to try and locate the safe depost box. However, due to the length of time that your existing suit may take, you may consider filing for a temporary restraining order. These are often processed on an expedited basis by the court and will prohibit your aunt and uncle from accessing any safe deposit box until it can be located by the executor and properly probated with the estate. Obviously they can still go and do so, but banks keep copious records of...

  2. I am a co-guardian to my sister (49yrs old). I would like to give up my responsibilities as legal co-guardian. How can I do this

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Ian Aufseeser
    2. Benjamin J. Comin
    2 lawyer answers

    Typically, all that is required to terminate a guardianship is the filing of a petition with the court who ordered the guardianship. You did not mention whether you have a guardianship over the estate, person, or both of your sister. The procedure that you need to pursue will be different depending on which type of guardianship you have. A guardianship over the person will probably only require a petition tendering your resignation. You can either have an attorney do this or some...