Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Estate Law Questions
Can my brother who lived with my Mom (according to her
Can my brother who lived with my Mom (according to her wishes) be kicked out of the family home by my sister (co executor in NY along with me) after 63 years. My mother would be rolling in her grave i… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,590 satisfied customers
My parents gave a down payment on the Mitchel Lama property
Hello, my parents gave a down payment on the Mitchel Lama property in my name. Later I got married and me and my ex wife lived in that apartment for about 4 years. I always declared my wife on the aff… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Attorney
66,111 satisfied customers
My mom has SSI based on her disability she is younger than
My mom has SSI based on her disability she is younger than 62. I recently purchased a Mitchell-Lama co-op and listed her as a co-owner of the apartment. Can there be any consequences listing her as a … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
19,567 satisfied customers
My mother divested herself of her savings and was enrolled
My mother divested herself of her savings and was enrolled in Medicaid so she could live in a nursing home. This happened six months ago. Today she received notice of a residual payment from her siste… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
My fiances mother passed away and she made him and his sister
My fiances' mother passed away and she made him and his sister co-trustees. Her house needs to be sold and split between the 3 adult kids. The one son, who is not listed as co-trustee has moved his fa… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,908 satisfied customers
I messed up in my description of the question above. My parents
I messed up in my description of the question above. My parents house was already transferred to me, my brother and in trust to my sister. Can we/my parents undue the transfer to my sister's trust? No… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,629 satisfied customers
My siblings and I purchased my moms house on a quick deed
My siblings and I purchased my mom's house on a quick deed over 8 years ago to protect her funds. Each of us were paid the proceeds from the house when it was sold (approximately $5000 each). Mom went… read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 satisfied customers
I am the trustee for my mothers revocable trust that allows
I am the trustee for my mothers revocable trust that allows a nursing home to take it if she goes on Medicaid. Can I transfer the trust, stocks, out of the country to avoid the nursing home from attac… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I am the trustee for my 96 yr. old mothers trust, which is
I am the trustee for my 96 yr. old mothers trust, which is revocable if she goes into a nursing home. The nursing home would be able to drain it and then she goes on Medicaid. Can I transfer the trust… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
my parents are 95 and 94. They went to live at Greenfield Court
my parents are 95 and 94. They went to live at Greenfield Court in Lancaster (assisted living) in Nov 2010. they still have their home ($75,000.00) which we're trying to sell and all their stocks app.… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
You are very helpful...thank you. I have a few more questions. 1.
You are very helpful...thank you. I have a few more questions. 1. During my mom's marriage, she bought jewelry and gave some pieces to my sister and myself (before she died)...these are gifts, correct… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,477 satisfied customers
Under Minnesota law, is an individual (not married) who is
Under Minnesota law, is an individual (not married) who is currently a medical assistance (MA) recipient allowed to accept an inheritance and then immediately place the assets into an irrevocable char… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,753 satisfied customers
mymom is not in good health she may need long term care soon
mymom is not in good health she may need long term care soon sshe has about 90,000 in annuities and home worth about 80,000. how can protect her assets… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
My father died and my mom is in a nursing home with severe
My father died and my mom is in a nursing home with severe dementia. My sister has POA over my mom. She was added to their checking account right before dad died. My oldest brother is named in the wil… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I grew up in a mitchelama coop. I brought into the same coop
I grew up in a mitchelama coop. I brought into the same coop when I become an adult. My father died and my mother and my younger sisters stayed in the coop. Some left and some came back during various… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
7,031 satisfied customers
my mother is in a nursing home in the state of New Jersey,
my mother is in a nursing home in the state of New Jersey, my oldest brother has Power of Attorney, he sold the family home which on the deed is also my sister , my two brothers and myself. We went to… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My brother died in March this year without a will. The beneficiary
My brother died in March this year without a will. The beneficiary is listed as my mother who is in a nursing home. There is myself and my sister remaining. My brother had a home which I now live in. … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My grandmoher is 93 years old. Up until a year ago, she lived
My grandmoher is 93 years old. Up until a year ago, she lived alone. My brother rents the second floor apartment. She owns the two family, which is paid for. Between my sisters, my mother and I someon… read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 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

66,111 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