Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
Thank you! I have two questions. Let me set the situation.
Thank you! I have two questions. Let me set the situation. Mother has a trust and had a life insurance policy in it with kids and grand kids included. My sister ( who is the POA while she is alive and… read more
Loren
Loren
47,524 satisfied customers
Reading of trust question. I need to refer back to my
Reading of trust question. I need to refer back to my previous question about my father's estate. So, last Tuesday my father's wife (not my mother by any means-his third wife-my mom died 28 years ago)… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,411 satisfied customers
My father passed this January leaving a very large estate
My father passed this January leaving a very large estate worth between $12 and $13 million. The majority of that amount was in stocks. My sister (Executor and Successor Trustee of my fathers estate/r… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,260 satisfied customers
My sister has Durable POA for my 90 year old mother who has
My sister has Durable POA for my 90 year old mother who has dementia. My mother gave her POA in 2003. My father is deceased. Both my parents wills have a testamentary trust wherein they mention all th… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,592 satisfied customers
My husband died in march of 2016. His parents were not told
My husband died in march of 2016. His parents were not told of his death because it was a suicide. All of their assets were p,aced in an irrevocable trust by dec of 2015. My husband and his two siblin… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Attorney
Juris Doctor
14,411 satisfied customers
My father owned is home free and clear - purchased in 2004.
My father owned is home free and clear - purchased in 2004. He married in 2011, she kicked him out in 2012, file for divorce in 2013, but never finalized. His current wife is asking for 1/3 of the ass… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,260 satisfied customers
My mother left a trust leaving all to her children with the
My mother left a trust leaving all to her children with the stipulation the money goes to her daughters children if the daughter died first. Mother died first and then then daughter died. The husband … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,260 satisfied customers
My Father died and left a piece of property that was sold by
My Father died and left a piece of property that was sold by his trust estate. All of the funds from his estate except $23000.00, have been distributed. My Father evidently left a vindictive note in h… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,207 satisfied customers
My Father and step mother had their house, and I believe other
My Father and step mother had their house, and I believe other assets, set up in a revocable trust. My Father passed first. As I understand it that would turn it into an irrevocable. My step mother ha… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
my father died several years ago, my mother is trustee over
my father died several years ago, my mother is trustee over my father's estate. she also has life estate. the 600 acres of farmland was divided up very unequally between me and my 5 siblings. my mothe… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Partner
Doctoral Degree
100,247 satisfied customers
I have recently found out that I was a beneficiary in my late
I have recently found out that I was a beneficiary in my late grandmothers will. This estate was probated, however, myself and my five siblings were never informed that we were beneficiaries. My grand… read more
LawEducator
LawEducator
153,831 satisfied customers
My father recently passed away leaving his all his assests
My father recently passed away leaving his all his assests to my mother in a Trust that was written one year before he died because they couldn't find the old Trust. After his death I found the old Tr… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
32,514 satisfied customers
My father-in law passed away in NY in 1994. He was survived
My father-in law passed away in NY in 1994. He was survived by his wife, my husband, my brother-in-law and my sister-in-law, he did not have a will and a trust was formed. My mother-in-law passed away… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
32,514 satisfied customers
My father-in law passed away in NY in 1994. He left his estate
My father-in law passed away in NY in 1994. He left his estate to his wife, my husband, my brother-in-law and my sister-in-law, equally divided. My mother-in-law passed away in 1998, and my husband pa… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
I am one of three siblings who have been included in a Living
I am one of three siblings who have been included in a Living Trust where both my Father and Step Mother set it up. I have long been told that I am to be treated as equally as my siblings and that I w… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I am nearly 50yrs old, my father died late 90s -my mother
I am nearly 50yrs old, my father died late 90's -my mother died Nov 2005 following katrina. I am in New Orleans.. it was at my mothers' funeral I found that estate of my father dies in 99 , mother in … read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
Step Mother passes 2005, (has 4 children) my father just passes
Step Mother passes 2005, (has 4 children) my father just passes with 3 sons. No wills. House and land no liens or morgages. estimated worth 500,000. Who's house is it. His step children or his real ch… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
My brother is the trustee of my parents estate. the real ...
My brother is the trustee of my parents estate. the real estate has been sold and proceeds have been divided between me and the other siblings. Other than this I know nothing of other assets he has so… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Partner
Doctoral Degree
100,247 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

8,260 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

8,207 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Nate

Nate

Attorney

2,055 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

1,785 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,592 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