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APS is saying my mother with Alzheimer's IS going to be

APS is saying my mother with Alzheimer's IS going to be taken to a mental care facility. I have been caring for her since her diagnosis in 2007. I would like her to remain at home and go a few times a week to adult daycare and perhaps utilize respite care when necessary. They are saying I have no choice in this matter even though I have POA. What recourse do I have?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed?Customer: We are in North Carolina. Thus far I have received NO paperwork from APS, nor much information except the name of the facility they intend to take her.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I left an email and a voicemail for an elder care attorney this morning but have heard nothing back. They are planning to take her there TOMORROW.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: My mother's wishes are to remain at home with me until 24 hr medical care is absolutely. I have been in the process of remodeling our home to better accommodate her deteriorating condition and her changing needs.

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I am in the middle of an estate dispute, meeting with lawyer

I am in the middle of an estate dispute, meeting with lawyer in three days. Three sisters inherited finances and property, two different Fl. trusts. There is no dispute over finances: to be divided equally in thirds. One sister and husband is interested in purchasing the house and property in NJ but have suggested they have an appraisal significantly lower than the market valued appraisal, $850,000.00. We have suggested they can purchase at 26% less than the market value. Since the two of us hope to settle quickly without going to court we plan to accept an offer less than we expect. Obviously emotions are heated. In cases like this are there usually counter offers or from your experience is it hopeless and perhaps we should cut our losses and accept their offer regardless how low?

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My wife's parents trust has a provision trust protector,

My wife's parents trust has a provision for a trust protector, there is not currently one in place. How would the beneficiaries legally inact this provision and select a protector. We want to remove a trustee thru this provision.

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In new Jersey, my father in law passed away. He named s

In new Jersey, my father in law passed away. He named his three sons but my husband passed away before him. Do I get his share of estate? His brothers want me to have it. What to do special for me to receive? It states that survivor of any of them was also executor. They were all co executors.Thanks

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I was married years, had 4 kids [now all grown], lived in

I was married for 25 years, had 4 kids [now all grown], lived in Texas. While married, we owned a little lake lot [value less than 1k] near where we lived. We moved to Arkansas and divorced a couple years later, 2009. My ex got the TX lake lot in the divorce. I am pretty sure there was nothing done is TX as far as changing the deed or anything -- he wasn't much for paperwork.A year after the divorce, he had a heart attack and died without a will. To save my kids from the hassle, I became executor. He owned a business that was bankrupt, so lots of dept and no estate proceeds. The Arkansas lawyer knew about the lake lot, but [I guess] she did not want to deal with out of state property. I was so overwhelmed with trying to close out his business and the estate, I did not press the issue. The estate was eventually settled and closed.So the question now is what to do with the lake lot. My AR attorney later told me I would have to hire a TX attorney to sort it out, which of course I would have to pay for. I am already paying homeowner fees and taxes on the lot out-of-pocket even though I don't think I am the owner. Someone else said to just walk away from it, and it will be eventually taken by the county for taxes owed or the HOA will get a judgement against it. Losing it would be fine -- neither my kids or I want it. But I value my credit, and don't know for sure that I wouldn't be held personally liable either as a former owner or executor of the estate. Or worse, my kids would somehow get mixed up in a legal mess since they are technically the 'heirs' [that was a laugh].So the question: Who owns the lot, and what can I do to get rid of it?Thanks.

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Estate Lawyers. I have been appointed executrix Aunt's

Hello Estate Lawyers. I have been appointed executrix for my Aunt's Estate. It has been quite a headache. I am interested in finding a way to set up CDs for her grandchildren who are all minors. According to the Will which was created by a lawyer, each of her grandchildren is to receive $3,000 at 25 years of age. According to the Will, I am the appointed trustee & responsible for investing the money on their behalf. I just spoke to the bank and they are unable to setup CDs for the minors as a trust account. So is it possible to setup a trust account at this point for the kids?

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My father-in-law passed away some years ago, and unbeknownst

my father-in-law passed away some years ago, and unbeknownst to us owed the IRS $60,000. While alive, he put his paid for house in his children's names. My husband and his sister. My husband signed, through an attorney, his1/2 of the estate. Now we are trying to sell a property of ours, and there is a lien against it, and we cannot close. Help?

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I am executor and beneficiary of my husband's estate. Is

I am executor and beneficiary of my husband's estate. Is probate necessary in Texas for estates less than $50,000. - $100,000JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: His daughter is demanding a copy of his will? Do I have to give it to her?

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My ex husband and I had divided property we owned when we

My ex husband and I had divided property we owned when we got divorced. He died last year and I just got a legal document, Special Warranty Deed, in the mail from his current wife, widow, who is trying to settle his estate that did not have a will. Apparently my name was never removed from a rental income single family home and it's being stated as a clerical error in the state of Texas. We had two children together, ages are now 21 & 23, who are concerned about their stepmom not being far in dividing the estate. Is there any chance that this "clerical error" could be something I could claim as mine and then my kids would have the value of a home to divide? Do I have any rights to this home that still has my name on it?

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