Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Estate Law Questions
My son was named the only beneficiary in my deceased ex
My son was named the only beneficiary in my deceased ex husband's estate. The executor is getting money for a claim because he died as a result of diesel inhalation at the pentagon. The executor is no… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,778 satisfied customers
Where can I ask assistance to transfer my property (mobile
Where can I ask assistance to transfer my property (mobile home) to a trust account. My husband died and I would like to register title to a trust account. (My husband & I have a living trust that nee… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
This is for Barrister only please, so will wait for his
This is for Barrister only please, so will wait for his answer: Evil sister case. I have found what I hope to be yet another contradiction in the trust or another grey area. In section VII, page 4, wh… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
I am 50% owner of a corporatiat has a run down mobile home
I am 50% owner of a corporatiat has a run down mobile home park. No other on thassets. My husband died May 2011 and the other 50% owner of the property's son went to court and ask to be receiver becau… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,081 satisfied customers
My lawyer told me that the land my husband own when he
My lawyer told me that the land my husband own when he passed away almost two years ago is tangible but the money from the sale of it soon will not belong to me. That the money from it will go in a tr… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,953 satisfied customers
My husbands mother passed away in March of 2011. My sister-in-law
My husband's mother passed away in March of 2011. My sister-in-law is the trustee of their parent's Living Will and Trust. Almost all of the assets in the Trust were cash, except for the family home, … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,950 satisfied customers
Hi, my husband mother passed in delaware. Oct 12 2011, the
Hi, my husband mother passed in delaware. Oct 12 2011, the estate was settled. she only owned a house. divided between 2 brothers. there was a trust and they didn't do the trust. just settled the esta… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
nY HUSBAND INHERITED A GREAT DEAL OF FAMILY JEWELRY IN 2003.
nY HUSBAND INHERITED A GREAT DEAL OF FAMILY JEWELRY IN 2003. HIS MOTHER TOLD ME MANY TIMES THAT THE JEWELRY WOULD BE MINE SOMEDAY. IN FACT SHE BEGAN TO GIVE ME VALUABLE PIECES FROM THE GRANDMOTHERS BE… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,196 satisfied customers
I am the trustee of one main trust and four subtrusts. One
I am the trustee of one main trust and four subtrusts. One of the testators is dead and the other is incapacitated. The incapacitated testator is the beneficiary of all the trusts. There are 12 contin… read more
Seattle Scott
Seattle Scott
Private practice attorney
995 satisfied customers
My husband died 2 years ago and he left me money that
My husband died 2 years ago and he left me money that i invested in mutual funds and an annuity. But he has debts and i am afraid that the creditors will pay themselves in my bank account. So far he d… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
Any item that is in joint ownership, Bank Account, Building,
Any item that is in joint ownership, Bank Account, Building, Car, House, Corporation, Stock. and one of the Owners Dies. Does ownership automatically go to the surviving Owner? Or should the matter be… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
50,792 satisfied customers
issue with me sending a letter to trust attorney, not mine
is there a problem with me sending a letter to my dead mother-in-law's trust attorney regarding her death. i am not a beneficiary of her trust, but my 2 sons are and she was done in via hospice by my … read more
Lawyer Lori
Lawyer Lori
Attorney
JD - Attorney
1,812 satisfied customers
I have found out that our marriage license was not recorded
I have found out that our marriage license was not recorded in the state in which we were married; we have lived together since early 2008 and received our marriage license in Feb. of 2009. My husband… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
128,476 satisfied customers
Im looking for an advice to find a way to induce my step children
I'm looking for an advice to find a way to induce my step children to refinance a $250,000 home loan on the property that is now theirs. This loan mistakenly ended up in my name. My story: - I ended u… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,196 satisfied customers
Can an administrator for an estate access bank records I
Can an administrator for an estate access bank records? I am the administrator and tried get statements from a joint checking account. I learned the joint account holder had the deceased name removed … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I had a friend that passed away in 2003. She was an employee
I had a friend that passed away in 2003. She was an employee at Raython and did not put down a beneficiary on her 401K. She tought it would go to the estate if anything happened. Then it was stated th… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
Im married 6 mo.My 2yr child Amber was born while I was in
I'm married 6 mo.My 2yr child Amber was born while I was in Poland and I had to get married for immigr. visa for the child's mom, to bring family to U.S. I own a house in CA, want to leave it to Amber… read more
MD MILLS
MD MILLS
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
99 satisfied customers
What exactly are the legal responsibilities of a, court appointed,
What exactly are the legal responsibilities of a, court appointed, succesor Gaurdian-ad - litem for an eight year old little girl, whose father died three years ago. His estate was quite large and inc… read more
Jane Doe Deer
Jane Doe Deer
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
3,870 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