Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Estate Law Questions
Will the administrator of an estate make decisions until the
Will the administrator of an estate make decisions until the executors are appointed since they are different ? … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,629 satisfied customers
Cannot pay parent mortgage estate has no money will
Cannot pay parent mortgage estate has no money will foreclosure open up probate … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My husband is a beneficiary, of his mothers estate, which
My husband is a beneficiary, of his mothers estate, which conststs of a bank account and a house. The executor wants to move forward with a partial distribution of the money in the bank account, to be… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,629 satisfied customers
Can a court order alimony be issued against a deceased Man
Can a court order for back alimony be issued against a deceased Man if there is not an estate open yet and if all herís aré not notified of the motion?… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,523 satisfied customers
A family estate has been reported closed by the executor but
A family estate has been reported closed by the executor but it has not truly been settled. Home and personal items are still not sold or split between the children. Parents passed always 15yrs ago. E… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
Estate settlement: With the death of our last parent the
Estate settlement: With the death of our last parent the estate is to be settled. The will states a 50/50 split with my sibling who is the Executor and is also the POA. My question is there Is a limit… read more
Richard
Richard
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
57,591 satisfied customers
My sister was made the executor of the estate of my parents.
My sister was made the executor of the estate of my parents. Our mother has died years ago and our father is being treated by hospice. This sister has repeatedly stated that she would not follow the i… read more
Richard
Richard
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
57,591 satisfied customers
Client is uncle of incarcerated individual who is son and sole
Client is uncle of incarcerated individual who is son and sole heir of decedent who died intestate. Son is incarcerated for vehicular manslaughter and does not want father's assets attached by victim.… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My mother has died, no will, leaving her trailer and personal
My mother has died, no will, leaving her trailer and personal property. My younger sister has been living with my mother for the past few years. My mother's name remains on the deed. I don't want my s… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,629 satisfied customers
My sister and I were asked to be executors of our Dads will.
My sister and I were asked to be executors of our Dad's will. If we don't go to probate are we still executor/administrators regarding personal items. Credit card debt and 2 liens on house total more … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
Myself and my three sisters own free and clear the house my
Myself and my three sisters own free and clear the house my mother lived in. We now want to sell it and my one sister won't sign to sell and the real estate agent we need to oppoint one owner as excut… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My brother and I are currently administrators of my fathers
My brother and I are currently administrators of my fathers estate. We have been in probate since 2010. We just found his will that appooints me as executor. The value of the estate is more than $150,… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
Can you direct me to an insurance solution that provides liability
Can you direct me to an insurance solution that provides liability / errors & omissions protection for lay executors in the US?… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I have another problem maybe you can help me with My 1st Cousin
I have another problem maybe you can help me with My 1st Cousin Died in 2003 he was not married nor had any children. He died without a will. ONe of My Cousin ran and had her Husband appointed adminis… read more
David L
David L
Doctoral Degree
1,604 satisfied customers
My stepfather just died. He lived in Indiana. He had a
My stepfather just died. He lived in Indiana. He had a will naming my half brother as executor of the will and including my sister and I as beneficiaries . He left property assessed at $110.00, an old… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
my sister was named executor of my moms estate who pased over
my sister was named executor of my moms estate who pased over a year ago. The will states share and share alike 50/50. My sister moved into my moms condo and is driving her car still in my moms name a… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I am executor to my boyfriends estate. We were not married
I am executor to my boyfriends estate. We were not married and the only thing in both names was the house which I have rights of survivorship. If I do not pay his bills out of the estate, can any of t… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My husband passed away in may of this year. He did a will in
My husband passed away in may of this year. He did a will in 1999 when his wife died and his step son was the exacutor and his 7 kids was to get a certain amount. since then Carl and I got married in … read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,047 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

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