Allan Scott Haley’s Answers

Allan Scott Haley

Nevada City Real Estate Attorney.

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  1. What effect if any does Will #2 have on Will #1?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Allan Scott Haley
    1 lawyer answer

    If I understand your question correctly, you are quoting from Will #2, and asking about the effect its language has on the bequest to the surviving spouse of all residual property, when the surviving spouse did not live for 180 days after the death of the first spouse (who wrote Will #2)---is that right? Since the spouse who wrote Will #1 did not meet the condition that s/he survive the other spouse by at least 180 days, the residual bequest to him/her fails, and goes to the alternative...

  2. Does the following constitute fraud?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Allan Scott Haley
    1 lawyer answer

    Your best response would be to find out her current address/phone number and give it to the collection agencies when they call you; she would stop giving them your number very soon. The minor (or even significant) annoyance of receiving calls is not worth much in damages, and besides, it doesn't sound as though you could ever collect any judgment against her anyway. You might also be able to stop her from doing this if you had her served with a complaint that you filed in small claims court;...