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Can a fiduciary be a beneficary in a living Will and if so

Can a fiduciary be a beneficary in a living Will and if so whats the best way to have it so it protects all involved and is solid?

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P. Simmons

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My father passed away last November 2015. He had left a will

Hi,My father passed away last November 2015. He had left a will for his 6 children and he had a substantial amount. My sister who is executor of the will, made changes last year and I'm concerned she made alterations that would affect my inheritance. We are not in the best of terms and my brother made a statement " YOU do not want to be on her bad side".As of last week, she stated that there is still unfinished business and would take awhile and the inheritance would not be substantial. I am concerned because she just returned with her children to Italy and her children are not well off.Is there a way to look at the original will and/or request the new one? Unfortunately, I had been out of work and needed the inheritance to help with my family.Thank you

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Dwayne B.

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If I move from Pa to Va, do I need to have my will, advanced

If I move from Pa to Va, do I need to have my will, advanced directive and durable power of attorney redone?

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LegalGems

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Ray, I just wanted to make sure I was doing the statement

Hi Ray,I just wanted to make sure I was doing the statement of facts correctly.Also, on the exhibits, do they get cited on the points relied on or statement of facts? On the document the opposing party submitted STA0025 it stands for St. Anthony's hospital but I am surprised they submitted that page because the Dr. Burns they are quoting said my sister was alert, however on the same page it lists Marc Kramer states we are estranged and then it has her advanced directive.Thank you..

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RayAnswers

Lawyer

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I'm a 60-year-old editor with some serious health problems.

I'm a 60-year-old editor with some serious health problems. I'm concerned about not having a living will or advance directive. I'm divorced with no children, and no next of kin.I'm also concerned that if anybody in my estranged birth family heard that I was too ill to take care of myself, or if I died, he or she might attempt to take control of my property and bank accounts. My birth family consists of very real criminals. I haven't seen any of them for almost 20 years because they're dangerous. They seriously injured me in the past more than once.If I were to die suddenly without a will, what would happen to my property and bank accounts? What if I were unconscious for an extended period of time? I don't have any close normal relatives, or close friends.

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Infolawyer

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What is the testate law in ILL.. We just found out an uncle

What is the testate law in ILL.. We just found out an uncle who has no wife or kids and really didnt talk to family much just passed.. Want med to know what rights his sister, my mother has to his ashes, his belongings, etc.. No will.

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Barrister

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My Stepmom has made a decision to not honor my fathers final

My Stepmom has made a decision to not honor my fathers final wishes. His funeral etc. She is telling us, his children it's her decision and she does not have discuss anything with us. We did just find out that she has a POA. Not sure why she felt she needed to do that. My father is not able to express anything any longer. He will be gone very soon. There is no will. Is there anything we as his children can do?

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ScottyMacEsq

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I have a Last will and Testament. It contains instructions

I have a Last will and Testament. It contains instructions that my spouse is to have a trust set up in her name after my death. My question is when and how will this trust be put in place? will she need a lawyer to do this after my death?

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LegalGems

Juris Doctorate

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My mother passed away unexpectedly. She didn't have an advance directive or POA. My

My mother passed away unexpectedly. She didn't have an advance directive or POA. My father is in a facility caring for the dementia patient. The funeral home wants him to sign for her cremation, or (alternatively) my sister to fly here to California from West Virginia to sign papers that it's OK to cremate Mom. Until then, she's refrigerated and I'm distraught. How can I get this moving forward? There's no estate to fight over, I just want to get her cremated so I can stop having nightmares about the refrigerator.

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Christopher B, Esq

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