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I'm Plaintiff...You helped me regarding amended pleading
I'm Plaintiff...You helped me regarding amended pleading in contesting will-undue influence and self dealing. The Defendant's attorney has not mentioned doing depositions. At this point, I know more than she does regarding the case. Nor has she requested discovery from me. I have from her. Our Scheduled hearing date is in august. Should I go ahead and send her statement of fact?
Parents died left me $ in will, now six years later i
parents died left me $ in will, now six years later i received a letter requestingi sign, notoarize and return (receipt and release) beofre i get money. is this normal? sould i say send me the moeny and i'll send their release?
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I guess I was looking less general answer. I released the
I guess I was looking for a less general answer. I released the Independent administrator but lined out the part about the attorney...who I had no dealings with. It seems odd that I need to indemnify him not knowing what he did or may have done wrong, since I didn't hire him and he made it clear that he did not represent me. Why would my release of the attorney have any thing to do with the closing. Since formal closings are optional in Texas. Do courts require the non clients to release the estate attorney and his law firm Seems like overkill since being a non client I cannot sue for malpractice
Is it proper Texas estate attorney to demand that the non
is it proper for a Texas estate attorney to demand that the non client heirs sign a release after distribution not only for the independent administrator but for the attorney and his law firm? He says more legal cost if we don't.Why is it not enough to just release the independent administrator since the attorney was his and the attorney was not the heirs attorney and did not provide any legal service to the heirs. What recourse do the non client heirs have?
Can I write a probate judge to have m look at a case and
Can I write a probate judge to have him look at a case and request a summary of administration since the PR is on forth coming on information. The PR had the property (estate) put in his name only and seven of the beneficiaries seem to have no rights to anything and he won't sell the property. This is in Florida and the seven of us live in other states. Nothing has been done since May 2015, and we are frustrated. Please help.
I would like to talk with legal gems again about my question
I would like to talk with legal gems again about my question as he has helped me before and know my situation. I would like to know about filing in small claims court for conversion. My mother passed away and I am her only heir / probate administrator. I have a step brother who has taken personal property to another state. I am going to file a small claims case against him after I a demand letter is sent. What I need to know is ... I am getting ready to file Petition of final distribution, once I get that it will state who gets what.. of course it will be me as I am the only heir. But I need to know since I will not sign receipt yet that I have acquired all assets, as I will not have the items that step brother had taken. How do I file in the state of Minnesota for Plaintiff? Do I fill in my mothers name since probate has not closed yet or do I file in my name as my judgement of final distribution will be signed and it will state that all assets 100% will go to me?
My parents died and there are 7 heirs. The will stated that
My parents died and there are 7 heirs. The will stated that my brother was to inherit a Florida condo but it was not a gift. My brother intends to keep the property. He want to deduct a 7% real estate commission from the value of the condo before the cash is distributed. Is this legal?
I am next of kin to my Dad's estate. He had been collecting
I am next of kin to my Dad's estate. He had been collecting a pension after he retired which was in 2013. He was going to collect for 10 years. Now he has passed. He listed an ex-girlfriend as the beneficiary and she will received the pension for the next 8 years a sum of $590 per month. Is there any benefit or any way to contest this beneficiary being that my dad had a huge breakup with this woman last year and came to live with me?
My father left s real and personal property to all of s 5View more estate law questions
My father left his real and personal property to all of his 5 children. My brother, the executor, has kept the rest of us locked out of the house, and we can only gain access through him. But, his wife has over the years gone in the home and removed whatever items she wanted including antiques, sentimental items, jewelry, etc. without the consent or knowledge of the rest of us or even her husband, my brother. She had hid these things at her home. An antique kerosene lamp belonging to our grandmother is missing, and my brother claims, "maybe it was stolen." But, I know according to his timeline, it is not possible because the lamp was in the house after a break in during which copper piping was stolen from the basement. His actions along with his wife has caused a huge rift in the family.