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If someone would like to leave their house to me if they

If someone would like to leave their house to me if they died or went to a nursing home in the state of Georgia h. what could be done so the nursing home or medicaid couldn't take the house.

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I have PODs on my bank accounts and my house. If I make a

I have PODs on my bank accounts and my house. If I make a living trust would that conflict with these and would it be a good idea to make a living trust also.JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: ArizonaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Just my bank statement has PODs . I am retired federal and my house was purchased with money from Colorado where we had another house before moving to Arizona.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am a widow

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My partner has a revokable trust for which he is the

Hello. My partner has a revokable trust for which he is the trustee. He would like to amend a portion of it without having to go through his lawyer. Can he amend the trust and have the amendment added after signing in front of a Notary Public?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: South Carolina.JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: The change he wishes to make is to allow me to remain in our current home in the event of his death. The trust now allows me one year but we have been together a long time and he wants to protect me from having to leave a home we both love.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Will I be charged for the advice? If so, how much?

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It's not a simple situation, for me anyway,,,My dad past

It's not a simple situation, for me anyway,,,My dad past away, (I'm an adult son), named a friend as executor, who is also named the beneficiary, but also mentioned in a statement items he wanted me to have, and that the executor "Take care of me financially in the future". It's a vaguely written, by hand will, although legal in MA with two witnesses signatures & it's stamped by a notary-public... 1) Did she have the legal right to not allow me to enter my dad's home after he past away, (he lived there alone), since she was listed as the beneficiary in his will to inherit his home, (which was a mobile home & this is prior to probate filing), in other words, did she automatically own it after his death,, & 2) Am I entitled to a percentage of his estate after she deducts her out of pocket exspenses for his burial, probate costs, & costs pertaining to the maintaining of the home until it sells,,(a share in the profit),, & 3), Should I & can I still have his will nullified on the grounds of her coaxing him to writing such a vague will & decievingly executing the will through probate court, without giving me notice of filing ?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MassachusettsJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: All I have are letters from her asking that I sign waiver so she doesn't have to post bond & a letter from her lawyer showing she amended for MPC-163 which is signed March 23rd, so she can be reinstated as executor,,,orignal filing was in September or October of last year,,,My dad's date of death was April 14th, of last year..JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I have requested a copy of my dad's will from her several times, and she, nor her lawyer have provided me with one

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My wife and I sold a house to our son and daughter in law.

Hi,My wife and I sold a house to our son and daughter in law. We must treat the difference between appraised value and consideration received as a gift. My question is do we each file a 709 with each of us using half the value of the gift? Example $100,000 gift we each show on separate returns that we gifted $50,000? Also, if we each file a return do we use gift slitting in line 12?Gary

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Following up on my earlier question below, if he fails to

Following up on my earlier question below, if he fails to execute the correction deed, would this make the property unmarketable?RE: A good friend of mine deeded property to his revocable living trust by grant deed. He forgot to place his middle initial on the deed. The trust names him as Trustor and Trustee of the trust and includes his middle initial. Would his result in a break in the chain of title and make the property unmarketable?

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Can't afford to pay a lawyer for my simple typed Will so

Can't afford to pay a lawyer for my simple typed Will so using an online service for that is my intent. Will that still require 2 witnesses to make it valid? or possibly a bank Notary.

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My mother is in a nursing home for 2 1/2 years now & has a

My mother is in a nursing home for 2 1/2 years now & has a life estate which she deeded to me & 5 siblings jointly. We wish to sell the property & need to know what the law is regarding this issue.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Alabama, Etowah county.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No, we are just getting ready to try to sell. She deeded the prop to us approximately 14 years ago. The stipulation is she have lifetime residency.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so.

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What are the benefits of putting my assets in a trust? I

What are the benefits of putting my assets in a trust? I have about 12 rental properties.I do have a will currently.

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