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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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Christopher B, Esq

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My Mother in Law passed away on 4/1/2014 without a will. On

My Mother in Law passed away on 4/1/2014 without a will.On 4/15/2015 my wife was appointed Administrator of the Estate.After paying all bills on the estate and selling her house we sentout release forms and the amount each beneficiary will receive.One of the 3 beneficiary's wants an accounting from the dateof death until now. I was told the Administrator is responsiblefrom the date they are appointed forward. Trying to get informationon accounts and transactions from 4/1/2014 to 4/15/2015 willbe costly and difficult.Thank You Bernard Schmidt

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My Brother died without a will in the state of nv, we

My Brother died without a will in the state of nv, we assumed his estate was under 100,000 and then they found 93,000 cash in his safe saved, does that have to be included in the probate?

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My soon to be ex husband just changed his health carrier. He

my soon to be ex husband just changed his health carrier. He has multiple plans to pick from. he is court ordered to keep coverage on our son BUT, out of the 6 plans he was able to pick from my soon to be ex picked the ONLY plan that does not cover any provider in the county our son resides and goes to school in. the closest place that will take the company he picked is 55 miles from my sons primary home ( i have 80% custody). we filed for divorce June 1 st 2015 and still are not final , we can not agree on several issues. but 1. I thought he was not allowed to change health plans on our son without my input, 2. I thought he was supposed to keep all plans as they are until we are divorced and can agree. 3. I thought a california bill/law was to have coverage for the child the was under 50 miles from his primary residence. This change of plan would force me to travel (depending on traffic) a hour at min. one way plus gas and the $15 co pay, our son would miss more school and throw in any follow up more school. the perscrition plan also has noone that takes it in my sons county so again if he is sick I have the travel and HOPE and med is in stock that day with a sick child being ran around a hour plus for anything as minor as a cold or sinus infection to a ear ache ect. .Is there a way I can have the courts force my soon to be ex husband to change back to the original plan or one of the other 5 that cover the county my son lives in? the paln we had cost $183 a month (blue cross.blue shield anthem) , then plan my soon to be ex chaged to is $130 a month ( Kieser).

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My husband died about six weeks ago with outstanding

My husband died about six weeks ago with outstanding balances on three of his credit cards. I live in Colorado (not a community-property state) and the cards were in his name only. I was not even an authorized user.I am anticipating phone calls from collectors. I understand which assets are considered part of his estate and which are not. His only sole assets were an SUV with a salvage title (and thus not worth much), 11 shares of Agilent stock (worth around $500) and his personal possessions. (Our house/mortgage was in joint tenancy, so I understand creditors can't touch that.)He did not own enough to require me to open a probate case in Colorado. However, I am wondering if I should sell the stock, the car and personal possessions and use the money to pay off his debts until it runs out. I know that money from selling all those things likely won't cover all the debt, but should I pay as much as I possibly can, even though I haven't been formally named his executor by a court?Or should I wait and see if the card companies or debt collectors do their own asset searches and go to court to claim proceeds from the sale of estate assets? I do feel obligated to pay as much as I can from his estate but am concerned that paying voluntarily in this way could open the door to abuse or harassment from the collectors, who might try to get me to use my personal assets to pay the debts.None of his personal possessions was anything of great value - like artwork, jewelry etc. I expect to make at most a few thousand dollars selling things on eBay.

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I opened up what I only recently found out was a UTMA

I opened up what I only recently found out was a UTMA account. I didn't know it was that type of account until I noticed that I was custodian. I wanted to put it in my daughters name because she wasn't on my will at the time and wanted to make sure it went directly to her. Can I close

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There are 3 beneficiaries with each beneficiary to receive

There are 3 beneficiaries with each beneficiary to receive an equal distribution. All assets with the exception of personal items ( 30 pieces of jewelry) have been distributed.Question:There are 3 prices for each item . What a reseller would pay, and a low and high range of what it would sell retail.In dividing up the jewellery , what price should be used? What price would the court recognize if it were ever to be contested?

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My brother is deceased and the bank is asking for a letter

My brother is deceased and the bank is asking for a letter of testimony. Can I print out a form letter?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: I'm in NY. My brother kived in TN.JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: His death certificate, a small estate affidavit. I had his POA before his death but they told me after the fact that he should have signed a POD form. All that he has left is a small amount in his checking account.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No thank you.

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My father is deceased and his wife is deceased which he had

my father is deceased and his wife is deceased which he had her as his benificary who would the benifits go to now

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