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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
I am next of kin to my Dad's estate. He had been collecting
I am next of kin to my Dad's estate. He had been collecting a pension after he retired which was in 2013. He was going to collect for 10 years. Now he has passed. He listed an ex-girlfriend as the beneficiary and she will received the pension for the next 8 years a sum of $590 per month. Is there any benefit or any way to contest this beneficiary being that my dad had a huge breakup with this woman last year and came to live with me?
Trying to determine the steps to remove my deceased
Trying to determine the steps to remove my deceased boyfriend from the deed. There was no will. Do I have to hire a real estate attorney.JA: OK. The Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I've put in a call and am waiting on a call backJA: Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: What other information do you need. It was joint ownership on the deed.JA: Is there anything else the Estate Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: Like what. Sorry this is all new to meJA: 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.
My uncle just passed away, I am not the executor of the
My uncle just passed away, I am not the executor of the will, but I want to become it because my uncle and mother have not spoke in 16+ years. As a beneficiary, is it possible for me to fight to become the executor of his will?
Can you kindly explain what is a residual heir of a Estate?
Can you kindly explain what is a residual heir of a Estate? I'm one of three Executors appointed as a Co-Executor. One Executor has no "skin in the game" and received a letter to determine whether she wishes to serve or renounce by signing a form, and notarized and return to an attorney. ( the attorney also encouraged her to call by telephone if she elects not to serve)I do not wish to renounce since a contentious climate has arisen over my Uncle's estate between my Uncle's second wife (surviving) and myself. Is it unusual to have a two co-executors remaining to proceed with probate?Thanks,AL
My fiancé took his life, and I need access to his accounts
My fiancé took his life, and I need access to his accounts and assets. He didn't leave a will. His mom is his closest relative. I need to find a form for her to sign to give me the ability to access.JA: OK. The Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: I had a phone consultation but it was pretty short.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Estate Lawyer should know?Customer: My fiancé has claimed me on his taxes for 2 years, and regularly have me a set amount monthly for my bills. He told me that wherever there was anything to sign a beneficiary, he put me down. I just don't know where to look, but I know those were his wishes and I need to know where to look and what I need to prove.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.
My brother passed away in Oklahoma. He did not leave a will.
My brother passed away in Oklahoma. He did not leave a will. He does not have a wife or children. I am his next of kin. I live in North Carolina. Do I need to hire an attorney in Oklahoma to help settle his estate, or can I have an attorney in North Carolina represent me. Thank you in advance.
My mother passed away & did not have a will. I want to assume
My mother passed away & did not have a will. I want to assume her mortgage & refinance her home, which is in Pa., but the mortgage company won't even speak to me, because I am not listed on her account. What do I need to do?
I'm a 60-year-old editor with some serious health problems.View more estate law questions
I'm a 60-year-old editor with some serious health problems. I'm concerned about not having a living will or advance directive. I'm divorced with no children, and no next of kin.I'm also concerned that if anybody in my estranged birth family heard that I was too ill to take care of myself, or if I died, he or she might attempt to take control of my property and bank accounts. My birth family consists of very real criminals. I haven't seen any of them for almost 20 years because they're dangerous. They seriously injured me in the past more than once.If I were to die suddenly without a will, what would happen to my property and bank accounts? What if I were unconscious for an extended period of time? I don't have any close normal relatives, or close friends.