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As a personal representative of an estate, can I file a

As a personal representative of an estate, can I file a motion in court for enforcement of a judicial order?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Maryland and I am not an attorney. I am seeking to bring an attorney back to court for failure to abide by fiduciary responsibility.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I filed a motion to establish payment of a debt and received a judge's order mandating payment via sale of property by a lady represented by an attorney. I have written the attorney who represented the client. JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you? Customer: Yes, the judge's order has not been honored by the attorney of the client, He is not giving me an accounting of sales as mandated. He keeps saying he does not know, but will check on answers to my questions, but then does not get back to me.

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My Aunt Reggie passed away in January of 2016, shortly

My Aunt Reggie passed away in January of 2016, shortly afterward, I received a letter from my Aunt Josephine's lawyer notifying me I was named (along with several of my cousins) in Reggies will. Josephine was named executor of Reggies estate. Is there a limitation on the amount of time the executor has to distribute the assets of the estate? Do I have any rights as a beneficiary?

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When my brother in law and sister in law passed away they

When my brother in law and sister in law passed away they chose not to leave any thing to my daughters. My daughters were my sister in laws only remaining relatives because my husband passed just before her. Then she passed a month later and then her husband passed 2 months later and he must have left everything to his side of the family. My question is can we sue that side of the family for any portion of the estate because they were quite wealthy.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I guess just the will if that's what you meanJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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In Florida...When you revoke your own trust, of which you

In Florida...When you revoke your own trust, of which you arent a trusteee, how do you get property deeded back into your name (from the trust)?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: ??JA: What confuses you?Customer: Filed or reported??JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Grantor is not a trustee,

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My Mother passed away and disinherited me on the Living

My Mother passed away and disinherited me on the Living Trust. I am the sole surviving son, but my Mother left 30% to charities and 70 % to a friend who is not related to the family. What is my chances on contesting the will and what is my chances on getting anything out of it?JA: Since 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: Yes the trust has been filed and I have a copy of the trust.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No Pearl, thanks.

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My mother, who is suffering from dementia, is in a nursing

My mother, who is suffering from dementia, is in a nursing home and is running out of money. I have her power of attorney. Currently, I am applying for Medicaid on her behalf. Her house has to be sold. I have an offer from a man wanting to buy the house on contract. Would the property still be vulnerable to a lien from Medicaid if sold on contract?

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I was trying to do some research about waivers to claims

Hello. I was trying to do some research about waivers to claims related to an Estate.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: South DakotaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. We are trying to negotiate a family settlement with my late father's girlfriend to purchase his half of the real estate that was to be sold according to his divorce stipulations with my mother.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that I am not entirely sure what this means: "This offer is contingent upon Mrs Smith and the Smith childrens' agreement that Ms Gold Digger is the sole heir of the Mr Smith Estate, and a waiver of any an all claims related to the Estate."

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A wife sets up an irrevocable trust for the couple's

A wife sets up an irrevocable trust for the couple's children with funds previously given to her by her husband.Can her husband be a trustee of that trust, and if so, are there possibly undesirable consequences to him becoming a trustee?

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My brother passed away in 2015. We filed the final estate

My brother passed away in 2015. We filed the final estate return and the IRS is not asking for anything else. When should we close out the estate bank account. All bills have been paid.JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: He lived in NV but the estate bank account is in Ks with my parentsJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: like what I filed the estate paperwork in Oregon where I live I have all that paperwork is that what you mean?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: One more issue. I live in Oregon and my husband just passed away in Feb 2017 everything was in both our names was I suppose to do anything estate wise?

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