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My brother is a lawyer and has been appointed executor in

My brother is a lawyer and has been appointed executor in most family wills for over 20 years. however he has also committed ongoing patterns of malfeasance toward the courts and toward various intended beneficiaries. in addition he breached fiduciary as a trustee of a trust and lost $140K of 200K thru carelessness, intermingling of funds and breach of fiduciary. And he wrote a two lined will for my 87 year old grandfather, appointing himself executor and sole beneficiary~Now I am shocked to see he has been appointed executor of my 70 year old sister's will, as well as beneficiary to some degree. He refuses to let me see the will and I don't believe he has filed it-- or any other family probate. My sister is a widow with no children- I am the only other natural heir. My sister and I are not estranged. Can I get him removed from the all powerful executor post? And don't I have the right to see the will? When my mother made her will, my brother violently forced me to show him her will. What recourse do I have. Remember he has also committed fraud on the courts as a court officer- he is extremely dishonest but appears like a wolf in sheep's clothing

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I am seperated from my husband but not a legal seperation. i

hi i am seperated from my husband but not a legal seperation. i have found out he has died and i need to know if i can see if he has any money in his account to bury him. i don't have the money to bury him, my name is ***** ***** his accounts and if i can go and get his belonging out of his apartment?

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I am the executor and beneficiaty of my mother's estate. My

I am the executor and beneficiaty of my mother's estate. My sister is also a beneficiary but is in Chapter 13 bankruptcy, She has lied to me about this situation and told me that is over and done with. So I searched pacer.gov and see that the bankruptcy is still ongoing, How can I protect myself from being liable if I give her any inheritance?JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: I am Massachusetts and it's currently in probate.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes, but not about my sister deceiving meJA: What advice did they give you?Customer: Nothing yet.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: That some jewelry is missing from my mom's bedroom

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My aunt passed way 2014. She did not have a will but had a

My aunt passed way 2014 . She did not have a will but had a surviving spouse my step uncle. Step uncle recently died and only one heir his son who is a stepchild to my aunt and a step cousin to us.her and my step uncle never had children between them. What rights do we have as blood kin to have a stake in my aunts home verses this step cousin who thinks he is entitled to all of the estate

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I am the sole beneficiary of an estate. The deceased owned

I am the sole beneficiary of an estate. The deceased owned 8/9 shares of land with no house on the property. During Probate of the estate does the property need to be appraised if the 8/9 shares are getting transferred to the beneficiary? Can they just use the taxed value?

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How do I find out what I am entitled to from my

How do I find out what I am entitled to from my grandmother's estate? My father predeceased her, so I understand that I am now in his shoes.

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There is no will or exsective .two adult children .I was

there is no will or exsective .two adult children .I was told to make funeral arragements for my sister and if Ins. didn't pay they would sell things from the estate to pay funeral bill .Ins didn't pay .Now they are refusing to pay funeral bill .they made a verble agreement in front of witnesses with me to take care of this bill .what is my options?

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Barrister, During the last week of my mom's life, my

Barrister,During the last week of my mom's life, my brother, (who had one of her credit cards) made a purchase ($1500.00) for an alternative medical device. After my mom died, he used this same credit card for about $100.00 for gas/travel expenses to get from ND to WA for the funeral. He then gave me the credit card with the receipt for the gas, since I'm PR. Is this criminal and what are we looking at to try and get this properly resolved. The total on the card is about $4000.00.

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This question is California Probate... This question is

This question is for a California Probate...This question is for a California Probate Attorney preferably servicing Los Angeles County.At an Ex party hearing I wrote and went to myself for an order to clarify a 1982 order, the judge through the attorney came back to me. (I am the Executor of the estate in question).1. The judge agreedthat what I stated as a clerical error was in-fact a clerical error.2. The attorney gave me a xerox of the legal definition of "Nun Pro Tunc" and said I should study this.and3. Then gave me a yellow post-it with PRO 027 and PRO 028 written on it. Pointing to this post-it the attorney said these are Los Angeles Superior Court probate forms. I should use these..With that I was given an an order continuing this ex parte to the 20th of July.Now, with all that in mind, the question I have is:Probate forms PRO 027 and 028 as point 1. asks to identify what part of the previous order needs to be stricken and point 2. asks what should be inserted. (find forms here: http://www.lacourt.org/forms/probate )The problem I have is the clerical error is one of commission. the Original 1982 judge signed order never mentioned who was the inheritor of the decedents estate.How should I fill out these forms?Can I ask for a new order in addition to the existing one?Should I ask to add a new point to the existing order?Any advice? Any experience? Please help.

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