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With the excellent help I got here about the content of my

With the excellent help I got here about the content of my Georgia Last Will, I may not have paid enough attention to the legal format. My completed will is now signed, notarized and in the hands of my Personal Representative in another state. However, in looking it over and comparing it to my mother's will, I noticed the Will I prepared for myself does not have numbered pages, and my individual signature or initials are not on each individual page. Could this present any legal objections by heirs or the Probate Court in Georgia? The Will is also signed in black (not blue) ink..does that matter? If a situation occurs where my Executor changes his mind about being my PR, what is the charge for an attorney to be my PR...is that a flat fee, hourly, or percentage of the estate?

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I am a married male 57 years old and propose to leave a will

I am a married male 57 years old and propose to leave a will making my wife as the sole beneficiary of all my assetts and properties I need to know if a will has be probated after the death .If yes how is a probate done.Also does a will need to be recorded?

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Can I bequeath some funds set-up and funding of a 501c3 in

Hi ThereCan I bequeath some funds for the set-up and funding of a 501c3 in my Will (under Georgia/US law) and have the 501c3 give the annual interest generated directly to my alma mater High School (in Jamaica).If so, does the 501c3 pay taxes on the interest earned and at what rate?Many thanks/r

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WA state holds my father's cremated remains at a cemetery.

WA state holds my father's cremated remains at a cemetery. Grandparents are now both deceased and my Uncle is unwilling to sign paperwork to exhume MY father. As his only child I feel the cemetery personnel are holding him hostage. Does a brother have more rights of remains over an only child? Also plot next to father is held for my ashes.

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Our executor is also a benefactor in the will, he gets an

our executor is also a benefactor in the will, he gets an even division of the remaining proceeds whenever he decides to divide. He is charging the estate 5% for all the monies that come in each month and the total amount of each check that he writes. Is this okay

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Barrister

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I'm the sole beneficiary of an estate out of TN. The house

I'm the sole beneficiary of an estate out of TN. The house with all of its contents were sold. All that's left is a property in Virginia that is being transferred into my name and the attorney the executor hired says they had to open an ancillary probate in VA, which they did. The executor and attorney are getting a percent commission of the estate. So my question is what percent commission will they get in TN? Also is it normal for the attorney to get a percent commission? If the property in Virginia has to have a separate probate opened do they use that property value to calculate the executor and attorney fees out of TN? Estate total value is 750K the property in Virginia is worth 450K.

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I am executor and beneficiary of my husband's estate. Is

I am executor and beneficiary of my husband's estate. Is probate necessary in Texas for estates less than $50,000. - $100,000JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: His daughter is demanding a copy of his will? Do I have to give it to her?

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I have a question. 's closest next of kin, s brother,, does

Hi again. I have a question. Michael's closest next of kin, his brother, Mark, does not want to handle Michael's estate for two reasons (1) Michael specifically designated me, his cousin, to have all powers of attorney, Medical POA, and executor and (2) he was on narcotics pending a back surgery at the time of Michael's death, had surgery on July 7th (Michael died on July 2nd) and again on pain medication after the back surgery.One of the funeral homes had no problem accepting the paperwork I had and saying I had authority. The funeral home that is holding Michael's body for "ransom" said I did not have authority...that it belongs to Mark, his brother.Since Mark DOES NOT WANT that authority or responsibility, can't he pass it on to the next of kin in line? (That would be me, his cousin.) I think that's the Right of Sepulcher. If so, does the fact that he verbally told me that suffice? Or should we have him write something to that effect as a word.doc and sign it and send it to me. And if so, what should he write?

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Last year, I took my father's small (~$4000) estate through

Last year, I took my father's small (~$4000) estate through probate. It was a release of administration, not full admin. My problem is that not all bills were probably not submitted to the court (my fault) and additional ones came in shortly after I gave bills to the court. The probate was published as required. Medicaid recovered ~$2500 of the estate, the rest went to court costs and bills. Me, my brother & sister walked away with $70 each after all expenses were paid. I want to know if there is anything I can do to rectify this situation (if necessary) and what my liability might be. The estate has now been closed for one year and I would like to take steps to avoid any future claims is possible.

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Dwayne B.

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