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My father just passed away in New York. He is divorced from

Hello there. My father just passed away in New York. He is divorced from mother, he doesn't have a will, and it's only my sister and I who are tied to him. My mother is stating that she wants to distribute the money between my sister and I because she is stating that her name is ***** ***** life insurance. She does not have proof of this and I do not feel comfortable with her being involved in this process. How should i proceed? Thank you!JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New York.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No that is it.

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Barrister

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I have a sister, while Trust administrator, promised to

I have a sister, while Trust administrator, promised to reimburse me for monies paid on behalf of the Trust. The sister would often ask me to purchase items for my father or his property. After spending $10,000+, I came to the realization that she never had any intention of paying anything. The Trust agreement states that I cannot sue the Trust. Since she is no longer the Trust administrator and has nothing to do with the Trust, could I sue her for money I have lost?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: WYJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yet.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: 10.6 Noncontest and Litigation Provision. The SETTLORdesires that this trust, the trust estate and the trust administratorsand beneficiaries shall not be involved in time consuming andcostly litigation concerning the function of this trust anddisbursement of the assets. Furthermore, the SETTLOR has takengreat care to designate through the provisions of this trust how hewants the trust estate distributed. Therefore, if a beneficiary orrepresentative of a beneficiary or if anyone claiming a beneficialinterest in the trust estate or any part thereof should legallychallenge or should in any way attempt to impair the function andoperation of this trust, its provisions or asset distributions,then all asset distributions to said challenging beneficiary or tothe beneficiary upon whose benefit said challenge is raised shallbe retained in trust and distributed to the remaining beneficiariesnamed herein as if said challenging beneficiary or the beneficiaryto be benefitted by said challenge and his or her issue hadpredeceased the distribution of the trust estate. The defense ofsuch litigation, including costs incurred by representatives of theSETTLOR'S estate, the TRUSTEE of this trust and their agents,attorneys, accountants and representatives shall be paid for by thetrust.

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I currently have a will that needs modification updates

I currently have a will that needs modification updates because of death of one of the beneficiaries what steps do I need to take. Lawyer who originally wrote will cannot be found.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My now deceased wife and I made separate irrevocable wills

My now deceased wife and I made separate irrevocable wills in Texs. Her will has been probated. Can I make a new will? I still live in TexasJA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The will was probated, leaving everything to me. She had two children when we married. The will stated if I also died, the remainder of the estate would be shared equally between her children.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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RobertJDFL

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My mother and sister refuse to give me money .Its my share

my mother and sister refuse to give me money .Its my share from a house we sold 2 months ago. I've been asking every day that i need the money to pay for my kids college tuition in a few months.they still refuse to give it. i need some advice. Thanks

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Richard

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My mother passed away in 2011 and she had a mortgage on her

my mother passed away in 2011 and she had a mortgage on her home which was not insured. Rather than sell the home my wife and i moved in and took over payments from the bank. Could not find a will for her so we never notified the bank. We were concerned that if we contacted them they would ask us to leave and sell the home. I need to get the home in my name so what should I do?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: North CarolinaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: What do you mean. We filed death certificate and the tax office sends the notices to "Heirs of so and so". The bank sends the monthly statements still addressed to my mother even though we make the paymentJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No just need to know how to do go about changing names

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Barrister

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I am inquiring for my cousins who's Mom passed away last

I am inquiring for my cousins who's Mom passed away last February 2016 and left him the family home. He in turned sold the property and put the money in a savings account in his name only and he named his wife as the beneficiary. In December he also unexpectedly passed away. His spouse now has received the money from the bank account. Is the spouse responsible for any inheritance taxes, capital gains taxes, etc? State of Massachusetts.JA: I think they do a wonderful job. All Experts must pass our rigorous 8 Step Expert Quality Process. This ensures that you get the most knowledgeable, trustworthy help anywhere on the Internet. You can learn more about it here: http://ww2.justanswer.com/expert-quality-process Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Massachusetts,JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: He never said anything to his spouse about filing or reporting anything, (he was only 48 and I am sure never expected this tragedy) so we do not really know anything.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not really

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John

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I am foreclosing on a second deed of trust that has a

I am foreclosing on a second deed of trust that has a balloon payoff that is long overdue. I have warned the Trustor several times in back-and-forth emails over the last 13 months. I have handed over the foreclosure process to SBS Trust Deed Network to handle the process. I just mailed a registered "breach letter" with return receipt. SBS says I needed to send the letter and wait 30 days before they will file the NOD. Are we still living in the dark ages where the US Postal Service is needed to communicate legal issues or will my email "breach" notification suffice so I can file the NOD now without waiting 30 days?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in? And has any paperwork been filed?Customer: California. Nothing filed yet.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No. I'm just basically asking for a yes or no.

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MIAMILAW1127

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I had been divorced from my children's father and then we

I had been divorced from my children's father and then we got back together and I moved into his home 14 years ago. He wanted to change his will to include me in it but he passed away before that could be done. His assets, property and investments, equaled 1.75mil. Children 'allowed' as they see it, for me to continue to live here but now have decided they have the authority to move me to a smaller place though I am not unable to manage the home.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Like what, husband's name is ***** ***** the deed but children are really into this so they will probably have it changed.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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