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I live in SC..my husband recently passed away/ I called the

I live in SC..my husband recently passed away/ I called the bank reported he was deceased/what can I do about car only in his name? Said I would have to qualify on my own..the veh is 3 years old only worth 10,000 I owe $17800 on it, can I just let the bank have it back and get another vehicle in my name only???JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: south carolinaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: for what?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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From New York Public Health Law subsection 81 - a "qualified

From New York Public Health Law subsection 81 - a "qualified person"....or a distributee of any deceased subject for whom no personal representative, as defined in the estates, powers and trusts law, has been appointed;....I am such a person and the nursing home where my Dad died is giving me the run around about getting a copy of his medical records.

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I'm filling out a life beneficiary claims children's

I'm filling out a life beneficiary claims children's affidavit to claim my mother's insurance policy. Section 1 says Decendent information...so I put mine. Section 2 says Attestor Information...what/who is it pertaining too?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: OhioJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: as far as what? I have her will, I was her executor, I was her POA, HCPOA and her Death Certificate...but I was told nothing matters at this point, since I was one of 4 children... the insurance company told me ALL 4 children have to fill out and submit these formsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: however none of my siblings have children other than myself

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My husband and I hired an elder law estate -lanning atty

My husband and I hired an elder law estate -lanning atty I'm April 2914, due to my husband 's mental worsening to draw up new wills and DURABLE POA for us both. I'm addition, we paid him a set fee of $10,000 to plan our estate. We got the wills and POA right away, but after taking him asset papers twice, I still haven't received any work product. I had to put my husband in memory care last spring ($5,000/mo) paying out of my pocket. I was told by atty estate planning would save us $$$, but every time I've called, his asst would say...'I know he's got it on his desk working on it". Atty wouldn't"t return my calls but sent me an Estate Planning paper that was just a list of assets he needed...because the other 2 sets of assets I brought them were no longer current. Well, I got mad, and he finally called, full of arrogance as usual. I told him I needed an itemized bill of all work done on our behalf as well as money back so Maybe I COULD HIRE A LAWYER WHO COULD GET THE PROMISED WORK DONE. FIRED HIM, I SUPPOSE.He sent me one letter (in 2 yrs) refusing to return any money as he was a set fee based on 1% of our estate worth at time we saw him. Also, he's Executor of both our wills and I know I can't change my husband's will to remove him asExecutor. I want nothing to do with him because: I have rare lung disease. On O2 24/7, and it's hard getting all those papers in order again. I've already lost 1 car title with him in previous asset papers I had taken him which wereCURRENT AMOUNTS at the time....he just let them lapse from not doing due diligence in timely manner. Also, he said he did 7500. Worth of work on estate planning (Huh? Where is it?). I reported him to State Bar recently, but they don't help a client recoup monies. Can he really keep all monies without producing ANY work product? In meantime, I don't know where sand how much $ I can set aside for my own elder care. So, again, I have had to pay Monet out of own pocket to get some home health care for me...and our million+dollar estate is dwindling fast. Any suggestions?

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My mother had an attorney amend her trust without my

My mother had an attorney amend her trust without my knowledge, and I have a durable power of attorney for my mother in the State of Arizona. Can she do that without my knowledge or consent?

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My mother passed in march. I am the executor & was P.o.a.

Hello, My mother passed in march. I am the executor & was P.o.a. for both my mother & father who passed 3 yrs ago. I have since paid any remaining bills that I know of. The house is gone, there is a small amount in her/my bank account to split with the siblings. What would happen if I don't contact probate ?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: WisconsinJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Not sure . I have death cert. House sale doc. Assisted living doc. Life ins. doc.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I can't think of anything else.

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Damien Bosco

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As a remainderman listed on my mothers life estate, what

As a remainderman listed on my mothers life estate, what info do i have access to? For example, what amounts from a monthly property is she receiving?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: The property is in Oklahoma City, OKJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I have legal documents listing my mother as the owner and myself, as well as 3 siblings listed as remaindermansJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: How do i access the monthly check amounts my 88 year old mother is receiving, as her memory is failing? What are the rights of a remainderman?

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My father passed away recently and left my brother and I his

My father passed away recently and left my brother and I his home. My brother is 100% disabled and resides in a nursing home. So I have financial power of attorney for my brothers financial affairs. But since Medicaid is paying for his care, he is not allowed to have more than $2000 to his name and anything he receives beyond that is supposed to be paid to Medicaid.Is there any legal way for him to sign over his his half of the inheritance to me to avoid having to hand it over to the government? If so, what forms need to be signed?Thank you.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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We a have 95 year old friend in a nursing home. She was

We a have 95 year old friend in a nursing home. She was declared incompetent by a Dr. She wanted to Revoke her POA. The Revocation, New POA have been filed with the county. The Old POA will not accept the Revocation because of the incompetency. It is our understanding that since our friend has not been deemed incompetent for the State of Texas or a Judge, the Revocation stands.Is our understanding correct?Thank you for your time and any help you can give me!**********

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