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What documentation is required to establish an administrator

Good evening,What documentation is required to establish an administrator to an estate? Deceased party's closest family members are 6 first cousins who are willing to assign one cousin as the administrator. What form/documentation is required to get the process started? Her will is probably in her safe deposit box and no one can get access but an administrator. Help, guidance is needed!!! I am currently paying all the household bills for the property.

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Barrister

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My brother died 12/3/16 with no will.no wife,no

My brother died 12/3/16 with no will.no wife,no children.,just myself and 2 other sisters. we live in Va Beach,Va. His girlfriend is drinking the inheritance away. Our father had passed 10,2014 and we all received an inheritance.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no,the bank accounts were in his name and her name. now,in her name only.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just his girlfriend is an alcoholic and drinking the money up. As one of his three sisters alive,we have a problem that all the money is going for alcohol and drugs.Her son and brother have both been in and out of jail. The only thing that has happened,she had the accounts changed to just her name.

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My parents had reverse mortgage on their home and have

Hi my name is***** parents had reverse mortgage on their home and have passed away. My Mom passed away 2 years ago and my Dad 2 months ago. My intention is to sell the house but I need some time to do this and look for somewhere to live. I have to send my Dad's death certificate and a letter of intent to the reverse mortgage company by 2/28. What do I put in the letter of intent to get an extension?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Like What?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't have anything but the letter from company telling me I have until 2/28

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My father was an heir the the Lynch family in Tensas

My father was an heir the the Lynch family in Tensas Louisiana. My father's mother was a Lynch Is it possible I can trace this back and be one of the heir to the Lynch estate. Some of my family have acquired their rightsJA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: LouisianaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I know where the grave site is located with all of the Lynch that was in the family. My father's mother, brother and etc are claim by the Lynch family. I have a book that date back to my family. Could take DNAJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just want to see if I can claim my family inheritance

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My sister died 2.5 years ago. We have some Heir property. Is

HiMy sister died 2.5 years ago. We have some Heir property. Is my sister husband entitle to her share? She has one daughter 18 years. She was living in Georgia at the time of death. Her property is in Alabama . Will or no Will What's the Law? She had a minor brain injury.

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My Dad died on January 11th, so pension and social security

for Barrister onlyMy Dad died on January 11th, so pension and social security checks were cut made out to the Estate of ***** *****. I tried to open an account in the name of "The Estate of ***** *****" but was told I need a document from Surrogate's Court to do so. The website for the NYC Surrogate's Court says their jurisdiction only includes people that died in New York State. My Dad died in Maryland. Do I need to go to Surrogate's Court in Maryland? Is there any other way to get the document I need? Is it possible to, e.g., endorse both checks to the IRS and send them as payment for his 2017 taxes and get a refund? If necessary, I'll go to Maryland of course, but I'm wondering if I have options. As I understand it, the Surrogate's Court form is the beginning of a probate, and I don't need to go through probate because his assets are so few, actually restricted to these two checks for 11 days of pension and social security, which I estimate will come to about $2700.00. Thanks. George

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We have a question regarding our distribution of fund when

we have a question regarding our distribution of fund when one of our sibling pass way before ?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: Washington. we are looking at the will and 7.2 per stirpes and do not understand itJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I have a will in front of meJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i just want to have them tell me what this means our brother did not have children and this will has a lot to say about kinship degree etc.

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If someone dies and has $2m in JTWROS bank and brokerage

If someone dies and has $2m in JTWROS bank and brokerage accounts, otherwise under $10,000 of other property, and only one beneficiary named in the will, does this qualify under PA law as a Small Estate, eligible for the simpler probate process? Or if there are no debts, can the probate process be skipped entirely? The beneficiary is the executor and JTWROS co-tenant and would pay the inheritance tax due personally if required.

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My siblings and I inherited an IRA from our step-father. We

My siblings and I inherited an IRA from our step-father. We are named in the trust as beneficiaries but the IRA itself named our mother who preceded him in death by one year. Are we able to roll it over into inherited IRA's for ourselves? If not what is the best option so as not to pay huge taxes..we are not looking to spend in the near future but are interested in having it in our individual names. ThanksJA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: He passed in Florida, the IRA is thru Morgan Stanley , we live in CaliforniaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: A trust that names us , and we are going thru proceedings to validate that in Fl.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of

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