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I'm named as a beneficiary in a will. The executor is the

I'm named as a beneficiary in a will. The executor is the main inheritor and is represented by the attorney who drew up the will. They won't talk to me without going through an attorney; I'm just requesting information. What do you suggest.JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: ColoradoJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: I have a copy of the will.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it.

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Gerald, Esq

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I am the executor of my mother's estate. She recently

Hello, I am the executor of my mother's estate. She recently updated her will (she lives in Vermont and I live outside of Wash DC) that outlines that I will receive her bank accounts upon her demise (which hopefully will not be for a long while even though she is 96yo-in reasonably good health) My question to you is what are the tax liabilities I will be faced with in regards ***** ***** accounts which total approx $80K) Thank youJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, the will has been filed in VermontJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Are the fees the same as your other experts or are these at a premium rate?JA: I think they do a wonderful job. All Experts must pass our rigorous 8 Step Expert Quality Process. This ensures that you get the most knowledgeable, trustworthy help anywhere on the Internet. You can learn more about it here: http://ww2.justanswer.com/expert-quality-processCustomer: that didn't answer my question but ok

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Gerald, Esq

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I have a question about keeping my father's car away from

I have a question about keeping my father's car away from him. He had a stroke and is not allowed to drive according to his neurologist and the dmv. I've got possession of the car at the moment since he stated he intends to drive anyway. The police have told him they won't force me to give the car back and now he's threatening to sue me.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Florida and he purchased the car less than a year ago. I'm trying to get him to follow up on tests required by the dmv and his doctorJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: to the police? no.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't know what else to add at this point

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Barrister

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HIRED A ATTY FOR PROBATE IT TOOK HIM ALMOST 7 YEARS THEN HE

HIRED A ATTY FOR PROBATE IT TOOK HIM ALMOST 7 YEARS THEN HE FOUND A SO CALLED JUDGEMENT FOR MEDICAID THIS WAS SETTLE PROR TO THIS BY A JUDGE IN PITTSBURGH AND THEY WHERE PAID THE AMOUNT OWED THEN 7 YEARS LATER AFTER I paid him 15,000 for probate he says you have to sign this for 76,000 a lien against your home and I was only the executor of my mothers will she owned nothing but I won a settlement in court against the home and it was settled then for any medical bills the attys that I HAD GOT 200000 dollars and I GOT 100AND 3 THOUSAND TO WHICH ALL was paid for funeral probate and now 7 years later they bring this judgement for 76,000 which he had me sign he took so long and knew the atty in Pittsburgh they had to pay Medicaid and medicare and had the money to pay them so now I am a nervous wreck all the time not sleeping since then that was in june of 2015 I cant take the stress I worked hard for my home as a woman can you helpJA: What state is this in? And just to clarify, when exactly were you notified?Customer: in 2015 and its in paJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: he told me I had to sign a paper for a lien of 76,000 on my home but medicare aand Medicaid was taken care of at the hearing for my mothers deathJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no its just a big messand I have the papers from the first hearing in 2007

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Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney At Law

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My Mother had Home Health care with years before she had

My Mother had Home Health care with years before she had passed on 11/28/16. The company is threatening to take me to court if I do or pay them in10 days for $ 1,207 plus late fees. My sister paid them $3k few months back from her own bank account. She is worried if she doesn't pay they will take from her account.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: They sent a letter for unclaimed debt 4/18.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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Ray

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The person that I'm taking to Small Claims Court is a

The person that I'm taking to Small Claims Court is a previously convicted felon. The charges were 4 or 5 DUI's while on probation and one assault of a police officer. Will/can this information come out in small claims court? If he know this might become general knowledge it would scare him into paying me. Also, is there any possibility that he could end up back in jail because of my suit?

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I am a 62 yo retired female living in my deceased mothers

I am a 62 yo retired female living in my deceased mothers estate in louisiana.i accrued about 45000 in credit card debt after my mom experienced a four year illness during which she was bedridden and needed much care..i was her only relative and caretaker...after her passing i lost two thirds of my income and since 1015 i have had only my state retirement pension as income..In may of 201t i fell into arrears on the credit cards and had to stop payment...thr largest debt is 17000 and all others r 5000 or under and most all have been transferred to collection agencies..i am afraid of lawsuits so want to know to things..Am I correct that my state retirement cannot be used to pay them..and the second involves moms house..as i said i am her only kin and she died intestate...my attorney left the hone under the estate of ***** ***** Abbott, my mother's name...we never did a succession as i was concerned id fall into financial issues and thought not doing g a succession made sense...however I have read in louisiana that is someone dies intestate the property is mibe under intestate succession laws... so would i have to do a succession to make this hone mi e legally or is it mine by default..i ask as i am fearful these creditors can get access to it even tho it is not in my name..i was told it is not my asset and I cannot sell it if i wanted bc it is not in my name..but these intestate succession concepts r making me apprehensive that rhese collection agencies can go after the house without the property bei g I. my name..k am so distressed as i am in bad health with advanced arthritis and ha e lives in this house for years...it is paid for..which is nice when u r older and disabled..so the homestead exemption here is 75000 and I understand that amount is off limits to the creditors..it might be prudent for me to get an appraisal as the home is extremely dilapidated a d many think it would t even appraise at 75000 or if so not by much..also it is an I flood ravaged neighborhood which has driven prices down..so is the house protected from creditors bc it is under the name of my late mother or is it vulnerable bc i the debtor ( mom owed no debts) have the house bc of the intestate laws? My attorney suggested once I do a succession and I have been told no judgment can force me to do a succession putting the it in my name and making it vulnerable to collections..am I ok as far as the house or if not is there anything I can do before any suits r filed to insure the hone isn't seized by them in any judgmentJA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Louisiana email [email protected] .com...phone is(###) ###-####JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: nooo action taken against me yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thanks

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Ray

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Doctoral Degree

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Grandmother passed away today. We've all driven her car when

Grandmother passed away today. We've all driven her car when visiting for 3-4 years as she's been in assisted living, rehab and nursing homes the whole time. Insurance is only in her name, my grandfather died years ago. My father has Power of Attorney and has for many years, and with her death today, he's now Trustee. But can he, or any of us, drive her car, or should it stay in the garage until we add another family member's name to the policy?

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Ray

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My husband is retired and I am still working. He wants me to

My husband is retired and I am still working. He wants me to sign off on his esop account so that he can transfer it to an IRA. I understand that by law I am currently the beneficiary but if I sign off on it, this will no longer be the case. I am leary of signing anything because he tried to get me to sign off on his pension last year-told me that I had to sign. I did not sign off on the pension. I know that if I sign off on the esop his beneficiaries will become his children. By law he is the beneficiary of my 403b. However, the amount of money he has is far greater than mine. I need some advice. He just showed me the form and says that it has to be signed by the first. His youngest daughter does not have a FT job but wants to buy a nice house this summer and I do not know if this has something to do with the urgency to complete the transaction. Thank you!! I live in Virginia.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not that I know of.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I do not know what else they may need to know. Thanks.

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