Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Estate Law Questions
My grandpa's dearest and oldest daughter passed tragically
My grandpa's dearest and oldest daughter passed tragically two years ago not even sixty when she was here ,the house was to be sold and split amongst the three children I have a brother my uncle is we… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,376 satisfied customers
My Step dad passed away in december all he had was 1 acre of
Hello i am Teresa my Step dad passed away in december all he had was 1 acre of land a truck a car and a toter that move mobile home his mom is still living the land also has my moms name on the deed b… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
44,076 satisfied customers
My mother died 3 years ago, she did not leave a will, but signed
My mother died 3 years ago, she did not leave a will, but signed everything over to my step-father who had no children, but has 5 surviving siblings. The understanding was for whoever passed first, my… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,629 satisfied customers
My stepfather died 6 months ago. he raised me and my full sister
My stepfather died 6 months ago. he raised me and my full sister since we were toddlers. He and our mother gave birth to a son shortly after marriage. We lost our mom in 1992. He took her off the deed… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,145 satisfied customers
background - estate 1.5mil and a house worth 180k my husbands
background - estate 1.5mil and a house worth 180k my husbands mom passed last year; his stepfather passed last month when mom passed, stepfather changed WILL leaving a friend Executor, my husbands sis… read more
Alexia Esq.
Alexia Esq.
Managing Lawyer/Advocate
Doctoral Degree
10,115 satisfied customers
My sister was Power of Attorney for my mother. The day after
My sister was Power of Attorney for my mother. The day after my mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she started to cash out my mom's investments to the tune of approximately 80,000 in 2 weeks. My … read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
My mother died (almost 3 years ago) while still married to
My mother died (almost 3 years ago) while still married to our step father. Both my step father and mom's names were on the house title and other large financial assests. When my mom died, my step fat… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
this is about a will. My mother died three weeks ago my
this is about a will. My mother died three weeks ago my step father had a copy of her will , For fifteen years she told me that I was the executor of her will I saw it for about 20 sec. then it was ta… read more
Georgetown Lawyer
Georgetown Lawyer
Principal Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
11,193 satisfied customers
My mother passed away in Jan of2010 from a car accident wrongful
My mother passed away in Jan of2010 from a car accident wrongful death suits were filed and my stepfather received a total of 340000 in cash and their property is worth 400000 jointly my mother has th… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My mom died in march of 2010 in Illinois with a will leaving
My mom died in march of 2010 in Illinois with a will leaving each of her 5 children in our 50's to receive 1/5 of the estate. The estate basically is household items, $6000 dollars in checking, $3000 … read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My stepfather passed away this past Jan. There are five of
My stepfather passed away this past Jan. There are five of us step-kids and he had one daughter of his own. My step-father made myself and one of my sisters executor of his will which he left everythi… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My mother passed away in 1990, without a will. My grandfather
My mother passed away in 1990, without a will. My grandfather had deeded all his property to her years previous. It consists of a farmhouse on 7 acres of land and about 80 acres of land not connected … read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 satisfied customers
My mother and stepfather own everything jointly - if my mother
My mother and stepfather own everything jointly - if my mother passes before my stepfather and my stepfather retains all property - what happens to it after he passes - does it go directly to his chil… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,215 satisfied customers
I have a family problem I need help with. When my husband
I have a family problem I need help with. When my husband & I were out of the country my Mom had problems with her husband's (not our father)kids (all adults). They were snooping court records to see … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
My dad is 86&mom84.They have 4 kids.5 grand kids.My sis has
My dad is 86&mom84.They have 4 kids.5 grand kids.My sis has 4 and my brother has 1.My parents 1st will was set up after both my parents pass their estate is totally composed of bonds stays in tack. Th… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
Hi, Our step father died in October, 2008 in NYC. He left
Hi, Our step father died in October, 2008 in NYC. He left one biological daughter. One daughter is deceased. In the State of New York do Step Children (meaning he was not our biological father have ri… read more
Family Law Answers
Family Law Answers
Juris Doctorate
1,261 satisfied customers
I have a question concerning inheritance in Tennessee. My mother
I have a question concerning inheritance in Tennessee. My mother died when I was young. My dad then met a woman who had a little girl. This woman's husband had also died. So my dad married this woman,… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
I live in La. I got 40K from my inheritance years ago, coming
I live in La. I got 40K from my inheritance years ago, coming out of my Dad's will. Mom was still alive and had usufruct. No paperwork was written up on it. Dad left 50% to Mom, 50% to us kids, & Mom … read more
ProbateAttorney
ProbateAttorney
Doctoral Degree
268 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

44,076 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