Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Estate Law Questions
My mom died as sole trustee of a Fidelity managed account. I
My mom died as sole trustee of a Fidelity managed account. I am the successor trustee. I need to sell the proprietary funds in order to dissolve the trust and divide funds equally among 4 beneficiarie… read more
David
David
ATTORNEY
doctorate
9,254 satisfied customers
Law Educator, Esq There's a number after settlor of the
Law Educator , EsqThere's a number after settlor of the trust passed, IRS would assigned a number for the trust. What is the number called?… read more
Kirk Ross
Kirk Ross
Director of Planned Giving
JD
738 satisfied customers
Real Estate/ Escrow question: My mom has her home in a trust
Real Estate/ Escrow question: My mom has her home in a trust and my brother is the successor trustee. My brother is also the successor trustee in the event of her incapacity. Now, my brother is in esc… read more
Jean C
Jean C
J.D.
7,998 satisfied customers
For estate planning, my parents both have trusts; one trust
For estate planning, my parents both have trusts; one trust as Mom-Trust with Dad and Myself as Trustees and Dad has Dad-Trust with him as the primary and my Mom and I as trustees. The bank accounts a… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
50,676 satisfied customers
My mother passed 6 months ago. My sister was the co-trustee.
My mother passed 6 months ago. My sister was the co-trustee. The trust contained my mothers house with equity at the time of her death of around $200k and an investment account with about $400k. That … read more
JOSEPHBL
JOSEPHBL
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,719 satisfied customers
Happy holidays to you! Was told to get a tax Id # in my name
Hi there.Happy holidays to you! Was told to get a tax Id # in my name in relation to the trust and give the bank that # along with the death cert of parent. what is this and why?… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,162 satisfied customers
The Schick Family Trust (a living trust) was established in
The Schick Family Trust (a living trust) was established in 1997 and has not been modified since its creation. The trust settlors (Paul and Rosemary Schick) are now deceased – Paul in August 2017, Ros… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,162 satisfied customers
Sold parents home, was in a irrevocable trust, how do I pay
sold parents home, was in a irrevocable trust, how do I pay taxes on the money from the sale of the house? The money is also being divided between my siblings. I was the trustee. … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,223 satisfied customers
I have a property that is in a trust that I receive rent
I have a property that is in a trust that I receive rent for is this rent and profits considered income an must be reported to Maryland and IRS?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,223 satisfied customers
Does the trustee or recipients of a trust ,the trustee being
Does the trustee or recipients of a trust ,the trustee being a recipient also have to file any paper work if there is no interest in the case of a house" deed in trust" and no liens house was owned ou… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,162 satisfied customers
my 3 sisters & I are beneficiaries in a revocable trust set
my 3 sisters & I are beneficiaries in a revocable trust set up in 2010. a few months ago my dad (trustee) became gravely ill and we put his house up for sale and promptly signed a contract. (the house… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
56,840 satisfied customers
My father-in-law passed away in September. He had established
My father-in-law passed away in September. He had established a trust which included his home, investment account and bank account. My husband (his son) was designated successor trustee. Following his… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My parents set up a living revocable trust many years back.
My parents set up a living revocable trust many years back. Both of my parents are now dead (my Dad died back in January). Once my Dad died, the trust can no longer be amended or revoked. It was my Da… read more
John Elder
John Elder
Estate & Elder Law
Doctoral Degree
4,632 satisfied customers
EstateTaxQuestion State of Alabama Do I owe any taxes on
EstateTaxQuestion State of Alabama Do I owe any taxes on the inherited property? The Property 2950 Cobbs Ford Road was put into a Living Trustee. The grantor Ms. Miller wants the property equally divi… read more
Loren
Loren
47,325 satisfied customers
My father passed in Jan 2011. He has his home, car, annuity
My father passed in Jan 2011. He has his home, car, annuity , life insurance policies in a family trust. There are 4 children who will be inheriting these monies. The total will be approximately $360,… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,957 satisfied customers
Im in the process of meeting with an Attorney on estate planning
I'm in the process of meeting with an Attorney on estate planning for my Dad. I would like to know what is the most cost effective way to do this. The attorney I spoke with is recommending an irrevoca… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
As successor trustee to my late fathers Living Trust, I must
As successor trustee to my late father's Living Trust, I must "divide" ( not necessarily distribute) all that's contained in the trust between me & my brother. The law firm that drew up the trust has … read more
Loren
Loren
47,325 satisfied customers
My mother passed away 5 years ago leaving my eldest sister
My mother passed away 5 years ago leaving my eldest sister in charge of family Trust. All of Trust has been dispersed except for an undeveloped parcel of land in which us 3 daughters own equal share o… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 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:

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

8,223 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

8,162 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Nate

Nate

Attorney

2,016 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of legal estate experience.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,782 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,582 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,484 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< 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