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I owe shares in a coop and my coowner passed away. I need to

I owe shares in a coop and my coowner passed away. I need to find out if in truth there's a will leaving his half of the shares to his sister. They aren't talking to me or the deceased father. How can I demand they produce the so call willJA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: NYJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: death certificate share certificate with both of our names on itJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Just that we don't believe there ever was a will. They are just saying there was and based on that the son gave the deceased sister and mother a 1/3 of the life insurance. Me and the father just want to see that there really is a will.

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Infolawyer

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I would like to know how to calculate executor fees for 2

I would like to know how to calculate executor fees for 2 executors? I know there is a ny state standard calculation. But my question is how do you make up the amount to use for calculation? is it based on gross income and value of assets OR is it net...gross income LESS expenses of sale and the estate? Ex..rental income $10,000, bank account as of death $10,000, sale of property 1,500,000 = $1,520,000. Expenses of sale and the estate = $100,000....net = $1,420,000. Which amount do you use to calculate executor fees $1,520,000 or 1,420,000? please explain to me. thank you gloriaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: my accounting of the estateJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: just what figure do I use.....gross of income and assets or NET after expenses?

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Barrister

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I have been appointed Executor of an estate but I have also

I have been appointed Executor of an estate but I have also inherited the estate.. there are no children or spouse. The Will has been drawn up by an attorney and I do have a certificate number. He has since retired.. cannot contact him.. Do I just simply go to the probate court and deliver the death certificate?JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: The certified WillJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was also given Medical Power of Attorney while living and Durable Power of Attorney to handle matters... but those of course are no longer valid since she has passed.

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Ely

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My step mother died 2 hours before my father. the death

My step mother died 2 hours before my father. the death certificates reflect that. They both had wills leaving specific instructions on order of presumption of death. My father was beneficiary on an annuity she left to him. Her sons claimed it on the grounds that he didn't survive her by 120 hours. The annuity contract holds that up. Can his estate still claim an elective share of her estate? They were married 12 years.JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: TNJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Wills of bothJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Damien Bosco

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

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My dad has no will. His only assets now are several

My dad has no will. His only assets now are several investment accounts, of which I am the beneficiary. We also have a joint bank account. I've been told those accounts will go directly to me when he passes, without having to go through probate. Should I have him do a will anyway? (I have 2 brothers who were already gifted Dad's real estate.)

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Loren

Juris Doctor

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My husband just passed away and had about 5000.00 of credit

My husband just passed away and had about 5000.00 of credit card debt spread out between 3 credit cards. Our home is paid for and I have a survivorship deed for it. Can the credit card companies get a lein or hold my home liable for the debt?

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LawTalk

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Juris Doctor

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I recieved property when i was 21 from my deceased father

i recieved property when i was 21 from my deceased father through his will. until i turned 21 my mother was the independent executrix of the property. i have had this property for 21 years to date without an acurate surveyed acreage which i now have. i want to file the new acreage for taxes but at the same time include my spouse in a joint tenancy with rights of survivorship. in the state of texas does my mother still have any claim to saidproperty since she was the independemt executix? would she need to sign a document releasing any claims to the said property? is the right of suvivorship deed valid in the state of texas since an undivided 1\2 interest would go through probate and a will could be contested should i pass before my spouse. we have no children but do have relatives that have always wanted the property and would lay claim to it if they could.

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Christopher B, Esq

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My mother passed away, leaving her assets to my sister who

My mother passed away, leaving her assets to my sister who was on all her accounts as joint owner with rights of survivorship. My sister has moved all the assets under her name into one account. How do I get my portion now without paying taxes?JA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: okJA: 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: Not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no

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Barrister

Attorney/Landlord/Realtor

Doctoral Degree

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We have several properties in Oklahoma where my late wife

We have several properties in Oklahoma where my late wife and I hold mineral rights as "Husband and Wife". The payments are very small from the current leases on the property as it is split between several family members ( it is a 1/16th split). The payments are less than $1k per year. How can we transfer the rights without probate in the state?

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Dwayne B.

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