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Our mother died 2 year's ago this past April, my sister was
Our mother died 2 year's ago this past April, my sister was the executor of her estate and was in charge of her care, when we would ask her about Mama all she would tell us was the state of her mental and physical health, if she was asked about bills she would say they where being taken care of, so we assumed that mama's social security, savings, retirement and the sale of her belongings were taking care of everything. We found out recently that wasn't the case. After mama's death the house and land that belonged to our parents was supposed to be sold and split between 4 siblings, but because our sister kept the knowledge of how Mama s bills and things were being paid for from us and didn't give us the opportunity to help pay for mama's care she is saying that we have no claim to the house and property, we were wondering if we could do anything since she wasn't up front with us.
My Mother passed away over a year ago. When she passed we
My Mother passed away over a year ago. When she passed we made her arrangements and took all of the money out of her checking account to pre pay it. It ended up being 900.00 more then they initially told us due to food and flowers etc.I am one of 4 siblings and she lived with me the last 3 years of her life. I was her PA. The funeral home keeps sending me the outstanding bill even though I have told them over and over that her estate is zero dollars.Last week I got the bill again saying if I don't pay it in full by the 15th of July they are going to turn it over to their attorney.Is this legal?
IT HAS COME TO MY ATTENSION THAT NON PARTICIPATING ROYALTY
IT HAS COME TO MY ATTENSION THAT I AM A NON PARTICIPATING ROYALTY INTREST OWNER THAT I ACQUIRED FROM MY BIOLOGICAL FATHER THAT IS DEAD NOW. I WAS ADOPTED WHEN I WAS 8 YRS.0LD. IAM WONDERING IF BEING ADDOPTED DISQUALIFIES ME. SINCERELY ***** ***** KINAST
Mom aged 83, living in assisted living in, asked me 3 years
Mom aged 83, living in assisted living in Virginia, asked me 3 years ago when she wrote up a VERY SIMPLE Revokable Trust to be her Gen'l POA, Medical POA, Trustee and Executor. Prior to that it was assumed it would be my brother since he was the Executor of my Dads (VERY SIMPLE) estate when he died 15 years go. My mother chose to go the other route since my brother has some health issues, and since I live literally 1/2 mile from my mom and I am her main caregiver etc. My brother who has been very upset about Mom even getting a trust - he claims he doesn't understand the need etc, has been badgering me for these last 3 years about why, what's in it, who are the beneficiaries etc. Since mom entrusted me with the "posession" of her Trust papers he feels he has the right as a beneficiary (while she is STILL Alive - and hasn't resigned the trust to me yet) to see everything in the Trust documents AND a copy of the will since he is a beneficiary along w/ myself and my two other sisters. He harassed mom's lawyer so much he will no longer take my brothers calls, and frankly she doesn't feel the need for him to be involved with it at this point. Recently again, he wrote me a 6 page hand written letter including a copy of a "newsletter" - which he hoped would help me see what my role is - (The newsletter was regarding post-mortem not while living). If mom doesn't feel the need for him to have a copy, and her lawyer wont take his calls anymore, can he technically continue to harass me about this? Am I responsible to give him all these copies of things he wants now? How can I get him to stop? As I said it is VERY simple. Not funded with anything strange or unknown to the family. Thank you.
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I am serving as executor and trustee for the estate of a close friend. The will specifically excludes all family members, for reason personal to her. The family is now requesting a copy of the will be sent by registered mail. Am I required to send them a copy?