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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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Parents died left me $ in will, now six years later i

parents died left me $ in will, now six years later i received a letter requestingi sign, notoarize and return (receipt and release) beofre i get money. is this normal? sould i say send me the moeny and i'll send their release?

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My mother recently passed away after a battle with cancer.

My mother recently passed away after a long battle with cancer. She had insurance but there are some unpaid medical bills.In addition she declared bankruptcy some years ago. Her only real asset is the family home, which is in a living trust. I am the only beneficiary of that trust. We are currently living in the house and I want to know what my rights and obligations are.There is a mortgage on the house which we have continued to pay.

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I want to know if it's better to put my gh value antique

I want to know if it's better to put my high value antique car in my father's will as a transfer on death to his revocable living trust or to put it in the trust now? We will sell it after he passes, and the money goes back to the trust, for distribution amongst his kids and grand kids. Also, does that distribution need to be called out specifically as to who gets the proceeds from the trust? Fyi, my dad has dementia.

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My father has named me executor in s will. I have no desire

My father has named me executor in his will. I have no desire to serve this function. Can I refuse once the will is probated or is it better to have him change now?

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My dad died 10yrs ago, I red an attorney to clear the tittle

My dad died 10yrs ago, I hired an attorney to clear the tittle to the house my dad lived in because he remarried a woman who had 7 children, I was my dad's only child. The attorney advised me to buy out the woman's children and get an affidavit of heir ship for my dad which I did. The woman's children went to my attorney's office to sign the legal paperwork my attorney drew up for them to sign, after the documents were signed each surviving sibling was given a check for the agreed amount they settled for. Several years ago I signed the house over to my son as an investment for him to do as he saw fit for the house. My son recently wanted to sell the house but has found out from the tittle company that the title is not clear, my dad's name and his wife's name is ***** ***** the title. The title company stated there maybe liens against the house which occurred after my dad's wife's children received their settlement. I reached out to this lawyer 10 years later and it doesn't appear he has the slightest idea of what he's doing. How can I clean this mess up and sell the house. Then I want to take some type of action against this attorney for incompetence/greed. The attorney also forgot to mention if one of the siblings were dead their portion of the settlement is suppose to go to their surviving children. his suggestion was that portion was split among the living siblings only. Two of the siblings were dead but only one had children.

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My father died in 2011. s will appointed both me and my

my father died in 2011. his will appointed both me and my sibling as co executors. we were both on his bank accounts to help him handle his affairs. the will was not probated. when I went to dad's house after the funeral, I found that my sibling had basically cleaned out everything worth having. he had been the primary person helping dad with his financial affairs since 2008. he refused to release the financial records until 2013. these revealed much misuse of dad's money such as spending money on his family, giving himself unpaid loans. I have tried to negotiate with him; he refuses to budge. the question now is the statute of limitations on such a case in Virginia. there is the date of death 2011, dates when I discovered the ongoing theft 2011 and 2013, and the ongoing nature of the dispute. I fear I have missed the statute of limitations on this. any advice?JA: Dealing with estate issues can be complex, but getting accurate information now will save you headaches -- and potentially heartache! -- 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 talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I talked briefly to an attorney here in Virginia who felt such a case, if it was still allowed, would cost more than the amount in dispute. he was unsure about the statute of limitations in such a matter.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: the fact that my sibling is a cpa who obviously knew what he was doing was wrong and unethical.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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Can I write a probate judge to have m look at a case and

Can I write a probate judge to have him look at a case and request a summary of administration since the PR is on forth coming on information. The PR had the property (estate) put in his name only and seven of the beneficiaries seem to have no rights to anything and he won't sell the property. This is in Florida and the seven of us live in other states. Nothing has been done since May 2015, and we are frustrated. Please help.

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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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