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Question is specific to Riverside California Probate. I am a

Question is specific to Riverside California Probate.I am a beneficiary assisting my aunt who is the executor of my fathers probate, in Riverside California and we are in the process of transferring real property (9- Parcels). We hired a paralegal service to assist us with the probate, which they have done to some degree, unfortunately they have dropped the ball on buttoning up the transfer of real property which is the last thing we need to do before the probate is closed.Side note - the executor has been issued full authority and letters of testamentaryMy specific question(s) are.The Parcels are located in Riverside CaliforniaWhat documents do we need to fill out.We have the followingPreliminary Change of Ownership Report form#BOE-502-A (P1) REV. 12 (05-13)Change In Ownership Statement Death of Real Property Owner form#BOE-502-D (P1) REV. 08 (05-14)I was informed by the county clerk the above forms are necessary documents but are not recordable documents. Would the Grant Deed be the recordable document we need to submit? if not what document would it be?Also, several of the parcels are tenants in common and currently the title is held in three individuals names. My brother and myself will be splitting my fathers 33.333%. I am not sure if this will complicate matters worse. Any advise will be greatly appreciated.Kindly,Sean

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My brother died one month ago today. He was single, no kids,

My brother died one month ago today. He was single, no kids, parents are deceased, and he has 4 siblings. He did not have a will, he rented a condo, and his vehicle was being financed. His death was sudden. He has an account at a credit union, but in order to close the account ($66) and to receive the $1,000 death benefit, they want a letter of testamentary. I understand the filing fees and the lawyers fees will probably add up. What else can I do to claim the $1,000 from the credit union at a reasonable price? This is in Lubbock County.JA: Estate law can seem daunting, but getting accurate information now can save you headaches down the road. The attorneys we work with have a lot of experience, and I'd like to match you with the one who's the best fit. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No.JA: Is there anything else the Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: I am his twin brother and the other 3 siblings will probably not try to claim any of the credit union money. I have split up his belongings to each brother and we are all happy with the arrangements. I think this is all.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am trying to close a small bank account of my mothers. I

I am trying to close a small bank account of my mothers. I am the son. We forgot to put me (sign) as the beneficiary at the bank. She had a will that I am named as executor of her estate. I had power of attorney while she was alive. I have the certificate of death. There was no probate. No property involved just the small bank account ($1200.00) How can I proceed to keep the money from to going to the state of Texas? There where 4 other children besides me that live all over the country. Can I have an Affidavit of Heirship filled out by third party that knew my family and notarized. Do I have the signature of all my brothers sisters on the Affidavit of Heirship to satisfy the bank?

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My father in law passed away in Watertown, NY. He was a resident

My father in law passed away in Watertown, NY. He was a resident of NY. His will designated my wife as the executor of his estate. We live in San Antonio, TX. My wife hasn't probated the will because his estate was very small and her sisters agreed to allow her to settled any claims. Now, the IRS wants the will probated. His refund is $420. Can she probate on line? If not, does she have to do to NY or can she do it in Texas?

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Does everyone of the heirs have to sign to appoint an admi

Does everyone of the heirs have to sign to appoint an administrator

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Ely

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I was an executor of an estate that was filed for

Hello,I was an executor of an estate that was filed for probate back of June of 2015. Recently in Feb, the court "Probate Hearing Commenced and Completed" and inheritance were distributed. Its been about 8 months now. My fathers brother who was not given anything is now upset and is threatening to contest the will. Does he have any recourse? He will definitely lose because a lawyer made the will, but i just don't want the headache of having to goto court and hiring a lawyer.

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My Father was a citizen of the United States. He was a resident

My Father was a citizen of the United States. He was a resident of the state of Oklahoma. Many years ago he purchased a security for practically nothing. The bond was purchased in the State of Florida. He held onto it all these years. In the mean time he moved to Luxembourg with my mother, who is a natural citizen of the country. In 2010 my father and mother came to visit me in Oklahoma. While visiting me, my father died. My Mother has since returned to Luxembourg. I now live in Florida. I contacted the issuer of the bond. I sent them an official copy of my fathers death certificate. They have requested a affidavit from "The Courts" testifying I am the legal beneficiary of my fathers estate. My mother has provided me a certified letter that says that I am the beneficiary. She believes in Luxembourg, the children become beneficiary's first. This is a bond, not for a large amount but still worth pursuing. I am sorry for this tangled explanation but I couldn't think of an easier way to explain it with all the facts. The question is, what court do I pursue this in. The death certificate is from Oklahoma but says my father was a resident of Luxembourg. I live in Florida, where the bond was purchased. The bond company is in Iowa. I don't even know where to start overseas. What jurisdiction does this fall under so that I can get the affidavit of beneficiary the bond company is looking for? Thank you for your help.

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Ely

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Husband passed away last month. No will. No property. We rent.

Husband passed away last month.No will. No property. We rent. One very used car in his name that's paid for (1995 Mercedes).No assets.One insurance policy naming me sole benefactor. However, it was bought three months before death and is being reviewed by adjuster for approval to pay out.What are my responsibilities to any credit card debt?Do I need to probate "estate"?Is there even an "estate"?

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I am really in a bind. My mother died last summer.

Hello,I am really in a bind. My mother died last summer. During our meeting with the funeral director we noticed that my mother used several variations of her name on various documents. Sometimes she would put her first name, middle initial, and married last name on documents. On others she would put first name, first initial of her maiden name, and married last name. So, on her death certificate we (myself and my sister are the only two heirs) listed all of her names to cover every variation. So, on the death certificate her name reads first name, middle initial, maiden name, and married name.I was appointed by the El Paso County, Colorado Probate Court to serve as my mother's personal representative. I received my letters of testamentary in the mail soon afterwards. All of the estate matters have been completed except for my mother's house. We found a buyer, and are ready to close soon. However, the letters of testamentary appointing me personal representative list my mother as first name, middle initial, married last name. The name she used on the title of her house reads: first name, initial of maiden name, married last name.The title examiner rejected the letters of testamentary and the PR deed my attorney created. They rejected the letters of testamentary from the Court since all variations of her name were not listed. The PR deed was rejected because the letters of testamentary have her name as first name, middle initial, married last name only which does not match the first name, initial of her maiden name, and married last name listed on the title. Thus, they are asking for an AKA first name, initial of her maiden name, married last name to be added to the deed.My attorney went to the Court with an affidavit swearing to all variations that were listed on it. My attorney however, refuses to provide the "AKA first name, initial of her maiden name, married last name" on the PR deed.My questions are: on what legal basis is he refusing to do this?Also, the entire real estate deal is basically hinging on a one letter difference in my mom's name. My sister and both are in agreement on this sale. We are frustrated with our attorney right now. Do I, as Personal Representative have the power to alter or create a personal representative deed reflecting those changes and if so what legal considerations must I taken into account?Thanks you for your time.

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