Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Estate Law Questions
I inherit my moms home. I am successor trustee and sole
I inherit my moms home. I am successor trustee and sole beneficiary. I do not have income to assume or refi loans so how can I take over her loan as is? I filled out the name change packet for lender … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
My daughter owns a house in Minnesota, but is now living
Hi, my daughter owns a house in Minnesota, but is now living in Texas. She would like to leave it to the father of her children, who is currently living in it as a renter. He's fully able to cover the… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My husband and I bought a home 10 years ago (we have a 30 yr.
My husband and I bought a home 10 years ago (we have a 30 yr. mortgage). We live in CA. I separated from him and moved out of our home approx. 5 mos. ago. Our agreement was that he would remain in our… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
wife currently owns and has mortgage by herself. Wants to
wife currently owns and has mortgage by herself. Wants to refinance and add husband. Objective how to change deed so that if husband or wife dies, the other owns the property. How to set up mortgage s… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
I quitclaimed my sister onto my property (no money exchanged)
I quitclaimed my sister onto my property (no money exchanged) and now she is quitclaiming herself off the property. Will this cause a reassessment of the property taxes?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My question is about beneficiary deeds in Arizona. My grandma
My question is about beneficiary deeds in Arizona. My grandma executed a beneficiary deen naming my mom as sole beneficiary at the time of her death. Several years later, my grandma got a reverse mort… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Doctoral Degree
20,741 satisfied customers
My husband and I co-signed on my daughter and son-in laws
My husband and I co-signed on my daughter and son-in law's house. How do I get off of this? Also, it was suggested to me to get a quit claim. How does this work?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My father has a living trust in which I am the Primary Trustee.
My father has a living trust in which I am the Primary Trustee. We would like to put his house into the trust with him being able to live in the home until he dies, at which time I would leave the hou… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
In order to obtain a revocable trust and fund it, does the
In order to obtain a revocable trust and fund it, does the house have to be free and clear of any mortgage. I was told by an attorney that my only option was to have a will because if I filed for a re… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,239 satisfied customers
My grandmother wants to save her home. She shared her home
My grandmother wants to save her home. She shared her home with her son for the last eight years and he died in 2011. The home had already been paid off but Her son took out a loan on the equity . He … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I am the ececutor and sole beneficiary of My Uncles Estate.
I am the ececutor and sole beneficiary of My Uncle's Estate. He died in 2003 and I have been managing the estate which remains legally open. The only remaining asset is real estate with a small mortga… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
mother and father are joint tennents of deed, mother passed.
mother and father are joint tennents of deed, mother passed. prior to passing we filled out quick deed release to me daughter but never got quick deed notirized/sign before passing. father still wants… read more
Loren
Loren
35,909 satisfied customers
Do I have to change the names on the deed to my house in the
Do I have to change the names on the deed to my house in the courthouse if I want to add my daughter, now that my husband has passed away?… read more
Loren
Loren
35,909 satisfied customers
I need some help regarding warranty deeds, deed of trust and
I need some help regarding warranty deeds, deed of trust and title insurance. The situation is that one of my neighbors wants to move and they haven't finish paying for their mortgage in the house, so… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
5 years ago, I bought a house in Seminole, FL. I financed
5 years ago, I bought a house in Seminole, FL. I financed the home in my name only and asked that the title be set up as a JTWRS with my significant other. We share living expenses. I am now in the pr… read more
Loren
Loren
35,909 satisfied customers
My sister get the house(took a loan on her name) for me.I put
My sister get the house(took a loan on her name) for me.I put down payment and paid closing cost.I live in this house over 2 years paying mortgage on my sister name. Right now i want to sing this hous… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I recently got divorced and my ex husbands name will be the
I recently got divorced and my ex husband's name will be the only name on the mortgage through a va loan. While my name is XXXXX XXXXX the mortgage, he has quitclaimed the deed to me. If my name is XX… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,145 satisfied customers
My husband and I own a secondary property in Indiana that ...
My husband and I own a secondary property in Indiana that is in foreclosure. If I quitclaim the property over to him will this clear up my credit? Does he just get ownership of the property or will th… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

My husband has been driving me insane with questions regarding estate issues since his mother died. I'm not a lawyer! Thanks to JustAnswer, I was able to calm his concerns.

Loretta TIllinois

Thanks Adam!! - A very direct and understandable response - you have been a great help!

Happy CustomerEllicott City, MD

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas McJD

Thomas McJD

Attorney

3,170 satisfied customers

Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

5,908 satisfied customers

17 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

5,629 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

5,145 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,522 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,215 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x