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 husband of 11 years passed away last month and did not
Hi there,, My husband of 11 years passed away last month and did not change his beneficiary. His ex wife is listed for a FL retirement Deferred comp account. I did not sign off on anything. Do I have … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,339 satisfied customers
What is the florida law regarding revoking beneficiary
What is the florida law regarding revoking beneficiary desinations to a former spouse? … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
I was divorced in Dec. 2015 and all my ex-wifes assets
I was divorced in Dec. 2015 and all my ex-wifes assets belong to her, however , she never changed the beneficiary on her brokerage accounts(retirement, IRA and Roth) and was asked by her financial adv… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
57,336 satisfied customers
If you're ex-husband died whom you have been divorce from
If you're ex-husband died whom you have been divorce from about 23 years and had no will, but left my name on his retirement and on some CDs in the state of Ohio I'm I entitled to those funds… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
My dad died. He named s children beneficiaries of s IRA,
Hello. My dad died. He named his children beneficiaries of his IRA , CD's. His spouse ( who is not our mother) is claiming these are to be part of the estate as "non probate transfer" assets and there… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
57,336 satisfied customers
Are Life Insurance beneficiaries revoked in Cal when they
Are Life Insurance beneficiaries revoked in Cal when they are the ex-wife & the insured has died.(12/14) MSA signed in November of 2014 stated ex-wife was to be removed on all life insurance polices. … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
6,339 satisfied customers
We are in a similar situation as the post here. My
We are in a similar situation as the post here. http://www.justanswer.com/estate-law/192tu-divorced-partner-executor-estate.html My mother-in-law is named as executor on my father-in-laws will. They d… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
134,263 satisfied customers
My ex husband passed away Christmas Eve. We had 1 son. We
My ex husband passed away Christmas Eve. We had 1 son. We were divorced in 1980. He remarried, they had a son. His wife called to ask me for a copy of our divorce paperwork so she can send it to the i… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
53,016 satisfied customers
California 1. Divorce final in Sept 2013 2. Ex spouse died
California 1. Divorce final in Sept 2013 2. Ex spouse died and left me (former husband) as benificary on 401K and IRA. 3. No stipulation in divorce degree about these accounts. We divided everything e… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
My ex husband were married for 23 years and we continued to
My ex husband were married for 23 years and we continued to share a joint bank account and payed our life insurance policies through this account. I was named as his beneficiary prior to our divorce a… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
57,336 satisfied customers
Jackson life policy says ex spouse is beneficiary. Decedent
Jackson life policy says ex spouse is beneficiary. Decedent paid policy for 17 yrs not knowing she was still listed as primary bene. It would not have been his intention for her to get money. His brot… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
53,016 satisfied customers
my ex husband past away and i am the benefiary on a life insurance
my ex husband past away and i am the benefiary on a life insurance policy he took out for me so that i would be taken care of. He was married to now the executor of his estate or now it is in a trust,… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
My divorce was final in 2003.We both lived in Virginia. My
My divorce was final in 2003.We both lived in Virginia. My ex continued paying on a life insurance policy with me listed as beneficiary through 2006. When he passed last August, the insurance company … read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
18,762 satisfied customers
I live in Minnesota. My Ex-Spose reciently died. I kept a
I live in Minnesota. My Ex-Spose reciently died. I kept a life insurance policy active. The benificary reads my name XXXX. We divorced in 1991. The Decree read, we were both to keep a policy of $100,0… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,393 satisfied customers
in the state of Ohio, my husband and I seperated a year ago,
in the state of Ohio, my husband and I seperated a year ago, we left each other as beneficiares on our life insurance and we got a dissolution and still left everthing the same , no changes . One week… read more
Loren
Loren
40,971 satisfied customers
Hello my mother passed back in 2010 ,she had a will and trust
Hello my mother passed back in 2010 ,she had a will and trust setup, 1 of her accounts were given to me as the only beneficiary another account was setup to be distributed to 4 different beneficiaries… read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,834 satisfied customers
I have a friend who at one time was married. Her husband had
I have a friend who at one time was married. Her husband had taken a life insurance policy out and she was the beneficiary. Last September, they were divorced but he never changed the beneficiary to h… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
I asked this question posted below and no one has answered
I asked this question posted below and no one has answered it. Maybe you have an answer. The question is really this: What sort of pension death benefit for Lockheed Martin Corporation would be such t… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,393 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

6,741 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

57,336 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,618 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,335 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,334 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