While I was in England my mother was diagnosed with dementia. She had made out a will leaving me the house and all the furnishing since I am a widow and am on a seriously limited income. I also have no where to go. My sister has a home in Massachu...
If your mom has dementia and is at the point where she is incompetent tearing up a will may be disputed. If she drafted a new will, competency is also an issue as to whether or not she had capacity to draft a new will.
These are difficult cases, but there may be a viable case. An attorney should be hired if you decide to pursue this matter.
What can we draw out of her money legally? we hate to see everything lost to the state. She has a house and car and some stocks and savings.
Your family needs to seek the advice of an Elder Law Attorney. A guardianship may be necessary to protect your mother and her belongings, if she isn't competent. If she is competent the attorney may be able to assist her in understanding the best steps to take to protect her in the future.See question
I want to see if grandchildren received anything in a will and if so were they named or just mentioed as grandchildren like my grandfather did. Only one grandchild was born a months after his death but it left it open for others. My daughter's f...
To get a copy of the will first contact the probate clerk in the county where the death occurred to see if it was filed and if you can get a copy. Next contact a probate attorney.See question
the remax lawyer denied signed and stamped by court house poa to sale home to provide money for full time care
It's possible that the POA does not have the language necessary to perfect the sale or it may be an older document or a document which wasn't filed properly.See question
We need someone to advise the executor to file the will in probate and to post a bond to keep him honest. He has not been honest today. Everything is to be sold and split 5 ways. he is taking things from the estate and has yet to do an inventory. ...
You need a probate attorney in NC to represent the heirs and contest your sibling's management of the estate.See question
My brother who does have his last name claims to have power of attorney over my father..while I do not have my fathers last name what type of legal intervention if any is necessary?
You need a NC Elder Law Attorney to assist with this type of interstate planning.See question
Dad had a mild stroke and mind has been affected, but he won't sign it over until he feels like it. If something happens to mom, I won't be able to do anything. Is there anything I can do. What options do I have?
Your mother can prepare a new POA if she's still competent. If not, and your dad isn't able to assist your mom, a guardianship procedure may be necessary to allow you to serve on her behalf.See question
She settled a three hundred thousand dollar lawsuit a month before she died.. she died in LA, CA. I live in NC
The POA is not allowed to keep settlement money procured on behalf of your sister unless said monies were legally given to him or left to him at her death. Because all States have different laws, you will need to contact a California attorney to assist you in determining what transpired and the next steps which may need to be taken.See question
my half sister had power of attorney,now that our father is deceased, can the other siblings contest her right to his estate?
Possibly, it depends on the situation. If the sibling who had the POA did something inappropriate then her actions can litigated or disputed.See question
The executor has informed the probate court that there were no assets. Is there a form that I can submit to the bank or do I have to start a court case? The executor is a family member and is not providing information to the heirs. He had POA and ...
The executor is the only person who has access. If you believe there is wrongdoing, you can petition the court and advise of impropriety. However, hiring an attorney is necessary to take legal action against a person who has misappropriated assets, if you want to retrieve assets. Criminal action may also be taken in some cases where such action is warranted.See question