Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Estate Law Questions
My father passed away Friday and my brother is the executor
Hello, my father passed away Friday and my brother is the executor of their estate (both parents are now deceased). My oldest sister was added to my parents accounts during the last two months of my f… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
I would like to know the name ot the attorney who drew up my
I would like to know the name ot the attorney who drew up my father's will. He passed away 8 years ago and his estate was not probated because everything went to my mother. However, my mother just pas… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
1,522 satisfied customers
My uncle recently died intestate. Divorced years ago. No
My uncle recently died intestate. Divorced years ago. No children. Parents pre-deceased. Uncle is the youngest of 8 children, only 3 living siblings. 2 are deceased had no children. 3 are deceased wit… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My question is estate laws. My Dad purchased lake property
My question is for NC estate laws. My Dad purchased lake property when we were kids for me and my 2 brothers to enjoy. My Dad died and my Mom has been paying taxes on the property. My oldest brother a… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,953 satisfied customers
My grandmother had a will made in 1991. She died in 1996. In,
My grandmother had a will made in 1991. She died in 1996. In, 1996, her son Curtis, (my mother's brother) inherited the house after my grandmother died. Uncle Curtis died in May 2015. My Mom, died in … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
Question re: inheritance/probate in Baltimore, MD, USABoth
Question re: inheritance/probate in Baltimore, MD, USA Both my Mom & Dad have passed away, my Mom passed the day before Thanksgiving (11/27/13) my Dad on April 30, 2007. My parents had five children, … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,376 satisfied customers
Hello, I am one of 5 children named as an inheritor on my
Hello, I am one of 5 children named as an inheritor on my deceased parents estate/home will. My mother and father had a will drawn up back in 1986. My mother died 8 mos ago and oldest brother is named… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,196 satisfied customers
Some years ago my two eldest sons purchased a house together.
Some years ago my two eldest sons purchased a house together. The purchase was through Va Housing Development Authority (VHDA). The elder son became ill with a brain tumor and I was both caregiver and… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
how would the laws of intestate work. My brother is on life
how would the laws of intestate work. My brother is on life support and the docs say his brain was without oxigen for 15 minutes. Here are the family dinamics. My brother and I are the only surviving … read more
Nate
Nate
Managing Member
Juris Doctor
2,787 satisfied customers
My father died in August 2005; my mother died July 2009, both
My father died in August 2005; my mother died July 2009, both in the state of Ohio. My sister, who is executor, has not completed, and in some instances not begun, to disperse monies in insurance poli… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My parents made a will in 2006, before my father died later
My parents made a will in 2006, before my father died later that year. My mother died in 2009. Their will stated that they wanted to sell their home (their primary asset) to my sister before their dea… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
Dad died in 1999. Had 4 children,myself, my brother, my two
Dad died in 1999. Had 4 children,myself, my brother, my two half sisters. He had a wife, my stepmother. My Grandmother (his mother) died later in 2000/left behind a house which another grandchild live… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My uncle has a will but hasnt signed it. If he should die,
My uncle has a will but hasn't signed it. If he should die, and the will goes into probate, what is the order of relatives who will inherit? He is my uncle by marriage - my aunt was my dad's sister, w… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
We are a family of seven, our mother passed away one year ago.
We are a family of seven, our mother passed away one year ago. My oldest brother and sister are listed as executor and co-executor on the will. The will consists of my mother's house and land (@1.5 ac… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,951 satisfied customers
We live in Ky. Our father died about 10 yrs. ago and our mother
We live in Ky. Our father died about 10 yrs. ago and our mother died about 3 weeks ago . There were three(3) siblings 2 boys and 1 girl . One brother died but has 1 child a daughter. My sister and I w… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 satisfied customers
Both of my parents have recently passed away. I know that
Both of my parents have recently passed away. I know that they have a reasonably substantial estate, but I have no idea at all about its distribution. My brother, a lawyer, was named executor; but he … read more
VanDLaw
VanDLaw
Attorney
Juris Doctor
828 satisfied customers
Am I entitled to apply as a beneficiary on my Uncles estate in Probate there is no wi
and how to I go about it. It's in the Broward County Court in Florida. I'm his full blooded niece. My mother was his full sister 100% and my father was his full brother 100%. My estranged sister was t… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
need help with New york intestate laws of succession
my brother died and owned 50% of a property in Florida. This was the only thing of value he left. He lived in New York. The other owner of the proerty died about six months earlier. He left no will. H… read more
Marcus Parker
Marcus Parker
Doctoral Degree
244 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

103,584 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