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Wife was able to remove ex wife from s GM life policy after

Wife was able to remove ex wife from his GM life policy after his death. Divorce papers left the policy irrvocably to his children. It was in moms name but she did pass away first. Divorce was in 1966 He knew policy was to go to us. It was before ins. act of 1978. We are still fighting this. Insurance wants it to go to court. She agreed to take her name off policy but now is refusing to do so. What do we do brother and sister confused.Leslie Royer sister

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My wife passed away after 10 yrs of marriage. She has two

My wife passed away after 10 yrs of marriage. She has two sons from previous relationship and we have a 9yr old daughter together. Of course she had no will so we are currently going through the probate process. Her youngest son, 21, still lives here at home. Her oldest son, 27, does not live here but informed me yesterday that not only is he moving back home he is moving into the master bedroom. What should I do?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: a littleJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: NoJA: 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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Towards the end of their life, about 11 years or so, my

Towards the end of their life, about 11 years or so, my grandparents lived with my mom & I so my mom could take care of them. Even though it was not necessary, my grandparents wanted to "repay" my mom & I by leaving my mom my grandmother's antique collection. About 14 years ago my grandfather passed and about 7 years later my grandmother went to visit her brother & sister in-law with hopes of trying at some point to get a small place of her own. So, my husband & I packed a large moving truck of her items & antiques that my grandmother wanted around her and drove her to my great uncle's home. Unfortunately, my grandmother was not able to get her own place & passed away 2 years ago while at his home. Then about a year later my great aunt also passed.My mom has one brother & one sister; at the time of my grandmother's passing, they all agreed not to disrupt my great uncle's life anymore than it had been and nothing within the home would be touched or removed until my great uncle's passing.I recently found out that my aunt (who is a truly awful person in every possible way) has taken it upon herself to remove a lot of my grandmother's belongings (many which should have been passed down to my mom) from my great uncle's home.My grandparents were from a different time, when a persons words was all you needed, consequently my grandparents never had an official will. However, in 1999 my grandparents gave my mom a General Power of Attorney. It is notarized, but we are not sure if it was ever filed in the state of Arizona. They had hoped this would help my mom avoid any problems she might have with her sister after they passed.My question is, do you think my mom has any legal rights to try to get some of the items my grandmother wanted her to have? The other little wrinkle might be, my evil aunt does have the Power Attorney for my great uncle and has put her name on his home. Does that matter? My mom doesn't want much, she just wants to be sure my great uncle is taken care of and get back the few items that remind her of her mother.

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Alex Esquire

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This questions is in regard to my sister's house and now

This questions is in regard to my sister's house and now that her children are legal adults.1998, she purchased a home and had her husband sign a disclaimer deed (the builder had them) which is still on file at the country. Disclaiming any ownership then or in future. She was in the process of a divorce when she passed away in 2001. Now that the two children are 19 and almost 18, I question if this home should be titled to them? (she did not have a will so all property would go to the husband yet he signed a disclaimer deed which I would think the next of kin would be her children to receive)It still shows her as the tax owner and since the time of her death, the kids father refinanced the mortgage in his name BUT he has lived off of her social security death benefits since the time of her death. Benefits left for the children yet he used them to pay the mortgage, qualify for the refi etc. As such, can the children claim this house as their own?

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Can someone put property into a irrevocable special needs

Can someone put property into a irrevocable special needs trust, then 10 years later when it is sold for a profit, claim they didn't mean to put it in the Trust and demand they get paid 1/2 of the proceeds, when they are not the Beneficiary and he is still alive needing the funds received for the property for support?

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I would like RobertJDFL to help me with an additional

I would like RobertJDFL to help me with an additional question. How do I reach him?

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Does a personal representative get paid? And how does the

Does a personal representative get paid?And how long does the distribution of funds take once the property has been sold. How much is a gift tax pertaining to the sold property?

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After a will has gone through probate, can it be contested?

After a will has gone through probate, can it be contested?

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Ely

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My moms will list me as trustee and personal representative

my moms will list me as trustee and personal representative and states all personal property she gives and bequeth to me and the real estate property all owner related responsibilities and enjoyment of same property jointly by me and my brother then she states she nominates and constitutes and appoints me as the 1st person as trustee of this her last will and testament and my brother as successor and lastly when she dies state laws if applicable independently administers the decendants estate that hers be administered without adjudication order or direction of any court... please explain to me in simple terms what all of this means and rather or not im in charge of all of moms affairs and property or is my brother?

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