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Please! for my fathers estate and my brother who is an heir

please! I'm Executrix for my fathers estate and my brother who is an heir is calling the probate attorney telling lies and running up lawyer fees. How can I control these fees or stop them all together. Is the probate attorney required to accept my brothers calls or how I can stop the lies? In court and out of court.JA: Then cancel your membership on the My Questions page. 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 Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ???JA: What confuses you?Customer: Your answer to my questionsJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I'm in Kentucky and all I have is the notes I took when my father stated his wishes I have witnesses tooJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of right this second

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My dad passed away in Sept. his wife was left nothing in the

My dad passed away in Sept. his wife was left nothing in the will but given life estate and is the excecutres. My sisters and I are the beneficiaries in the will. My step mom and her family cleaned out my dads house and hid all the financial info so we really do not know what he had. We were able to take the family furniture but she would not allow us to help clean out the house. We just found out she put the house up for sale. Do we have any rights in this case? Should we have been involved? She basically threw out our memories. Is there anything we can do?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: The will only. She hid everything from us.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am just wondering if we need to get a lawyer or if it is pointless. I know she is entitled to a portion of his estate due to marriage even though she is not in the will. I just need to know if we should get a lawyer to be on our side.

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I inherited a portion of property from my Aunts estate as a

I inherited a portion of property from my Aunts estate as a blood relative from the administration of the estate.My other Aunt was the administrator but she passed away too and I agreed to let her daughter become executor of the estate.Does she have any portion of that propety not being a blood relative or how can I direct them to donate my portion of land to charity it has been open for 13years ?

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Is a quit claim deed better than a power of attorney? Are

Is a quit claim deed better than a power of attorney? Are they better than a will? The estate would be rather small, divided three ways. Would all three names have to be on either or both of the above mentioned forms? Do these forms have to be filed with the state? Thank you for your time in this matter.JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed?Customer: The state is CA. No paperwork as yet. This is in planning stage.JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Documents would be pink slips to vehicles, and mortgage papers. Also, bank statement. Supporting evidence?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: There were four children. The eldest is self-sufficient and an in charge person. Second eldest, deceased, 2004, left two self sufficient adult children. These two grandchildren would divide the share that would have been their mother's. Third child has been estranged from us for several years and her whereabouts is unknown. She has been on Social Security Disability her entire adult life, as she is legally blind. As this is her choice, we feel she would not be included. Our fourth child receives Social Security Disability. My husband and I are recently divorced.(one year, after being married over fifty years. Financially better for us.)

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I'm in the process of closing my parents' estate; I'm the

I'm in the process of closing my parents' estate; I'm the administrator as there was no will. I have just distributed much of the funds in the estate account equally between myself and my sibling, we are the only heirs. I left enough money in the estate account to be approximately 2% of total, allowing this to be commission should the court approve commission (I do not wish to ask for the maximum 5%). Is it wrong to ask for approval for commission to be a specific dollar amount, in my case would be the money left in the estate account, not exactly 2% but very close? This would simplify closing the account and would mean no additional disbursements other than the commission to me.JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NCJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I have all receipts/bills for receipts/disbursements made, I have the form requesting court approval for commission.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Los Angeles... I just asked you a question a minute ago. My

Los Angeles...I just asked you a question a minute ago.My 2 brothers and I are Co-trustees for our incapacitated father. Father has a Living Trust. Is there a time limit to make a claim for money owed me by the Trust?In July of 2014, my brother said my father needed a new roof on the house right away, as the old one would start to leak with the next rain.My father's funds were low, (house repairs,mother's funeral), so I entered into verbal agreement with my brothers to loan the money, $6000, until such time as there would be money to pay me back .Within a few months we had to sell father's house to pay for a caregiver $5500 per month.. He lives in assisted living now.The house was sold for $640,000. My brothers are refusing to pay me back. One brother says he did not agree to it.The other brother is alluding to the Trust, saying it must be used for father's healthcare only. The Trust actually says healthcare and support of my father. It also says the trustee must pay father's debts.Shouldn't they pay me? Is there a time limit for me to make a claim?

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I'm the beneficiary to my fathers LIFE Insurance policy. He

I'm the beneficiary to my fathers LIFE Insurance policy. He died in 20ll and the police became mature after he died. A check was issued to the "Estate" in 2013. My father did not have a will or an estate. Now I received a letter from "Abandoned Property in California. They want from me a "Small Estate Affidavit " before I can received the monies. Do I need a lawyer and does this go thru the courts?

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Taxpayer is executrix of parent's estate. The estate sold

Taxpayer is executrix of parent's estate. The estate sold the property, non-income producing real property, in 2016. The proceeds of the sale were distributed among the remaining decedents in 2016. How are the proceeds shown on the Form 1041? Since this is the sale of inherited property, are the proceeds taxable income to the decedents?

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What is difference between a will and trust? When you do a

What is difference between a will and trust? When you do a trust, all assets go into name of trust? In Florida, dad passed in October, made mom florida resident in January and just filed Homestead.now can I put condo into a trust if she filed homestead???

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