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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 mom is in the hospital. My sister is first POA. What

My mom is in the hospital. My sister is first POA. What happens if she were to pass on. There is a trust in place.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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State of NH: mother has just entered a nursing facility &

State of NH: mother has just entered a nursing facility & been declared incompetent. In order for medicaid to cover the cost, they want her trust to be irrevocable rather than revocable - so things cant just be taken out randomly i suppose. Why does that matter? We will only use her assets towards her care till she passes anyway. Also, her car is not in the trust. What happens with that?

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Damien Bosco

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I'm in WA State. My grandmother named my sister and I as

I'm in WA State. My grandmother named my sister and I as executors of her estate. We no longer have a relationship with her and do NOT WANT to be in the will at all. How do we legally recuse ourselves?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: WAJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I talked to the lawyer who drew up her original docs. She said my gma has to initiate any changes.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: We no longer have any relationship with her. She fired us as her POA'sJA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed?Customer: Washington State. The Health care POA, the Durable POA and a will

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Can a fiduciary be a beneficary in a living Will and if so

Can a fiduciary be a beneficary in a living Will and if so whats the best way to have it so it protects all involved and is solid?

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P. Simmons

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I am in Texas. I signed for my sisters apartment while she

I am in Texas. I signed for my sisters apartment while she was living. Her 37 yr. old son states that I am liable for the balance on the apartment. I thought power of attorney ended at her death. I am not on her will. Please help me, I have not now or ever co-signed for her son.

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I have recently moved to Florida and need to update my will,

I have recently moved to Florida and need to update my will, etc. Can I make hand-written changes with my initials and will this be considered legal? I don't have a lot of money to pay a lawyer. Thank you

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My mother passed away last week.....Her assets consist of

My mother passed away last week.....Her assets consist of 38K she has in a bank account at Chase....The account has P.O.D. to my brother and myself.I am POA on the account and POA on all her financial matersas well as executor of her estate.Am I able to simply write a check to my brother for his halfand a check to myself for my half?Also she has about 2K in credit card debt.....what happens to that..Thanks

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Damien Bosco

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Power of attorney If daughter is appointed as power of

Power of attorneyIf daughter is appointed as power of attorney for ailing mother and mother purchases and house listing herself and daughter (PoA), upon passing of mother , does the house become possession of daughter automatically because title is listed as AND, or is PoA voided upon death?

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