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I am a 77 years old woman and live in The Woodlands TX. My

Hello: I am a 77 years old woman and live in The Woodlands TX. My 85 yr old brotheris a rancher in Harding County NM. He has no wife or children. I am his heirand executrix. At the event of his death, may I sell the cattle as soonas possible, even before probate which may take a long time?This actionwould be to protect these assets (as they will die in the winter without beingfed) and I am old and far away. This is driving me crazy with worry. Brother will not bemaking logical arrangements himself or codiciling his will - he is old, deaf, and thinks everyoneis after his money. Bad of me to say; but he is a stubborn old cadger that I love very much.This is a followup question to one I asked previously about "substitute" personal representative. I m trying to do due diligence before bad stuff happens and I have to take some kind of actions.

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We have taken care of all our property (homes) and financial

We have taken care of all our property (homes) and financial accounts. What we have left is our personal property. How do we take care of making sure it goes where we want. ie. cars, Jewelry, antiques and so on.

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Richard mom wants to change her whole will, she didn't

Hi Richard mom wants to change her whole will, she didn't have much on her will she doesn't have to do the cocidel right

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I have a two-part question:I am the POA (full) and MPA

I have a two-part question:I am the POA (full) and MPA (medical) as well as executor of the estate for my mother, whom I have been taking care of for many many years. I told my mother at the time of the will that it would be fair with all of her children with equal share. The assets are not large, typical home, savings, bonds etc. Since the execution of the will, I had it done locally; her daughter had mental health issues and had gone through a series of problems. She withdrew herself from her mother's life last year, we have not seen her since late fall / winter of 2015. Basically she does not care about her mother's health nor does she inquire as to her mother at all, and withdrew any responsibility for care taking responsibilities, which I have assumed all of them. Given this as well as her mental health and x-spouse issues (she was in a mental health ward of a hospital twice in the past 10 years and has an x-spouse issue where money is being fought over in court), it may be better if we remove her from the will. Can I prepare a letter as a addendum to the original will and my mother will sign it and I will give it to the attorney who did the original will and have him file it? Another will will require expense and stress at this point. I can also add in content in the letter regarding her daughter's issues and if her life straightens out, then she can go back on? Also her daughter was given all her mothers jewelry and money as well last year, I don't have any confidence that we will ever see this again, but any recommendations are welcome.My mother has a safe deposit box at her bank. I usually bring my mother to the bank once a year, but we haven't been there in two years. Given I have the full POA, can the bank prevent me from accessing her safe deposit box? If not, what should I bring? If they say no, what can I say to them, legally, to allow me access? My mother cannot get to the bank at this point. I have her on 24/7 aid and therapy daily and she is limited to her home and once a week I take her to the park that is all. Going to the bank will stress her out, as I have to handle everything for her.

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Need to change personal representative due to distance

need to change personal representative due to distance

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I made a legal will the 21st of December 1984 in Texas. This

I made a legal will the 21st of December 1984 in Texas. This is with a previous wife whom I divorced August 9, 1994. Is this still binding? If so, how can I negate this completely?

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I would like make amendments to my trust my wife is deceased

i would like make amendments to my trust my wife is deceased 2012 my daughter is next she has Als thanks Don Hady

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I'm 77 and one son, one granddaughter. I have an old will

I'm 77 and one son, one granddaughter. I have an old will that my son gets everything(which isn't much) but I hear that my house & car need to be done different so that it will not go to probate. I'm not sure what I need to do. Both is paid off.

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I WANT TO ADD TO MY PRESENT WILL THAT MY NEPHEW WILL GET ALL

I WANT TO ADD TO MY PRESENT WILL THAT MY NEPHEW WILL GET ALL THE INTEREST FROM A HOME WE LIVE TOGETHER AND MY DAUGHTER CANT TAKE MY INTEREST. JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: NO NO MONEY JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best. Customer: iHAVE A DAUGHTER WHO STOLE $200,000 FROM ME AND I DON'T WANT HER TO TRY AND GO AFTER MY NEPHEW .HE AND I OWN A HOUSE WHERE WE LIVE JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of? Customer: NO JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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