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If a spouse passes away and there is 300 acres of property

If a spouse passes away and there is 300 acres of property but was not in the survivors name and was not mentioned in a will, what happens with the property? Does it go to the estate?

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My husband was coexector of the estate of doris who left an

my husband was coexector of the estate of doris taylor who left an estate in boward co. florida. his sister talked him into letting her handle it and there has been no accounting of the state. we have now received 48,000 for 1/2 of a house on merriett island as his sister wanted to buy his half. Doris taylor has been dead almost 5 years , yet we have not been sent any paper trail of the estate. how can alan ***** *****.. equal benifiicary of the will be protected and what is the time line for contesting the will and how she is handling it. thank you Maggie breden taylor Taylorsville nc

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My brother is deceased and lived in Missouri. He is survived

my brother is deceased and lived in Missouri. He is survived by a wife and daughter. I am settling a small estate of Texas (comm prop. state). Will his share go to his wife and/or daughter. My brother died intestate. Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: what do you need to know

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My sister-in-law lives in a supportive living facility that

My sister-in-law lives in a supportive living facility that has a medicaid component; she has dementia and her sister is very ill, can she use her money to pay for her son to travel with her?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: IllinoisJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: What do you mean--I have POA over her finances and healthcareJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My brother died oct.2 2016. I was his POA until death. Went

My brother died oct.2 2016. I was his POA until death. Went to be made his executor, but his daughters wouldn't let me. Going to court this wednsdayFeb. 22 because they feel the will isn't right. Their dad crossed off money in the will that he was going to give them , but changed his mind. crossed it off and he initialed it, the lawyer, and his seceratry all initialed. in the will my brother named me as representative. my brother never was close to his kids and lived with me for 20 years. I took care of all his finances for him, because he could trust me not them. I did not know when he died that I didn't have to take the life insurance he willed to me to pay all his bills, I paid for everything, his funeral, hospital bills and cemetery stone all is gone, 30,000.00 dollars gone! His daughters and his 2 grandkids are getting a scooter, guns, ring, and a (superbowl) greenbay packer belt. all worth a nice amount of money. I was hoping that a judge would at least make them pay me back for all this or some of it, at least for their dad's funeral. I got told that they weren't obligated to pay anything and neither was I. I didn't know that until after the fact. The things they are getting, I have them yet at my house, could of been used to pay for some of these bills, but my lawyer said I should leave them alone. Can't I be able to tell the court about this and by right do you think a judge would let me keep these things, seeing that I did what I did and at least get back some of this money.? please let me know what you think. I'm from Wisconsin, in Waukesha, county...thank you..JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed? You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Estate Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: brothers will, all the bills I paid and copies of all the checks I paid out of my checking account.JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: I'm readyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the girls disrupted his funeral and also caused problems at brother's nursing home..really sad, they aren't good daughters and they are in their 50's

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My wife is the settlor of a trust that owns our residence.

My wife is the settlor of a trust that owns our residence. My wife and I are co-trustees. The trust assets inure to her benefit during her lifetime, then to my benefit (her spouse) until I die, then to our children. Does this make me a beneficiary of the trust?

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I have filed petition to be administer of my mother's estate

I have filed petition to be administer of my mother's estate per her wishes. Should I file agreement signed by her son that hew will have no interest in her estate?

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If 120 days have elapsed following a CA probate court

If 120 days have elapsed following a CA probate court issuing a Letter of Testamentary, under what circumstances can the will be challenged?

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Both of my parents passed away in 2014, Dad in Jan.& Mom in

Both of my parents passed away in 2014, Dad in Jan.& Mom in Dec. Several years before they passed away they put my name and one of my sisters on the title to there home, but didn't put my other sister on the title only because she lives in California and we live in Oklahoma. However, my Mom & Dad both had their will done and stated that us three girls would sell there home each receive a 3rd on the proceeds. It has been 2 yrs since we finally sold the home on 2/07/17 and had the title company upon closing to issue 3 separate checks to each one of us girls in which we each will we each will be receiving a 1099 form to file with our taxes. My question is how much percentage will we have to pay in taxes in 2018? Am I and my sister who are on title/deed to the house be classified as Inheritances or Gifted? And if so what is the estimated percentage in taxes? Also, the house was paid off several years ago & none of us sisters lived in this home previously or after our parents past. Your informational help in this is greatly appreciated. Susanne WarnisherJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have? I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to. Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We have a copy of the Title to the property and our mom & Dads Wills and their Death certificates. We also have our paper work from the sale of there home.

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