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Susan Denise Nattrass

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  • My step-family is stealing from my Mothers estate and getting in the way of my duties as her personal representative.

    My mother passed away one day before a divorce. Step father is trying to make me responsible for all debts and he won't give me the keys to the community building. My Grandmother's estate is/was in the building as well as my Mothers. I went be t...

    Susan’s Answer

    Your rights are governed by the documents naming you as executrix - you need to talke to two attorneys, first the one who drafted your mother's estate planning documents and second the attorney handling the divorce. I'm assuming they were legally separated before she passed and before the divorce was finalized, but the effect of her death on her estate and divorce will turn largely on the documents drafted by the attorneys working with her.

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  • Can i sue a asset protection planner whom assists seniors on medical, dental insurance who lied to me?

    i am a 57 year old female on ssi with no dental insurance. i purchased dental insurance at about $35.00 a month policy stated you need to carry insurance for 12 months to quilify for major dental, such as a crown. I contacted an ASSET PROTECTION P...

    Susan’s Answer

    You can always sue, the real question is can you prevail. First, "asset protection" is not a recognized area of law, so you need to know if you were dealing with an attorney. Check with the New Mexico state bar association to see if the planner you were working with is an attorney. If she is, you can pursue a complaint to the bar association. If she isn't you might want to report her to the bar association for unauthorized practice of law and you might also contact your local Attorney General's office and file a complaint. If you paid her the $1,500, you should beable to press her to return your fees - but if you're out $1,500 because you had to pay for dental care, that will be difficult to recoup.

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  • Are copies of a will and other estate planning documents acceptable?

    I can't locate my grandmother's original signed documents. Her attorney that prepared them doesn't keep them on file. She is 94 yrs. old, and can't afford to pay for new ones. I am concern that when she passes away there will problems since I can...

    Susan’s Answer

    In California the Probate Court requires originals.

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