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Both my Mother and Uncle passed in May and I am have letters of testamentary for both estates since I am the only heir. I recently sold a lot of land that belonged to both of them. I didn't have an EI… read more
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i lived in my daughter's home and invested a lot of money into remodeling the home. Now she is going to sell the home. she says I have to sue her to get the money I invested back. The real estate agen… read more
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My mother's health is failing rapidly and she is the trustee of the family trust...I have moved in with her to assist with her needs, when she can no longer drive, etc....I think it would be wise to b… read more
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