Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

R. Oyzon, a widow of AF SMSGT Elias K. Oyzon. I have an

Customer Question
My name is***** a...

My name is***** a widow of AF SMSGT Elias K. Oyzon. I have an appointment with the legal office, re. MY last will and probate issues, in Ft Belvoir on Wed, 4 Apr at 11 AM. What kind of form/worksheet am I supposed to fill out and be prepared for?

Lawyer's Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?

VA

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

I have prepared my own last will and testament; listed my assets (RealEstate; home and lands)

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Estate Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Estate Law Question
Answered in 9 minutes by:
3/20/2018
Estate Lawyer: socrateaser, Attorney replied 4 months ago
socrateaser
socrateaser, Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 40,075
Experience: Retired
Verified

Hello,
Please allow me a few minutes to consider your question. If I can assist I will provide an answer. Otherwise, I will reopen the question for others to assist.
Thanks for using Justanswer!

Ask Your Own Estate Law Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an estate lawyerLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Thomas McJD Your Own Question
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD, Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 3,170
3,170 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters

Thomas McJD is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

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

5,841 satisfied customers

17 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

5,579 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Attorney

5,133 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

1,514 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,209 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

< Previous | Next >

Related Estate Law Questions
My 98 yr old Dad lived in Maryland with me until he died on
My 98 yr old Dad lived in Maryland with me until he died on June 13, 2018. He owns 59 acres of farm land in South Carolina which he estimated might get $10,000 per acre. He left it to my sister and my… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,579 satisfied customers
My husband died. He has an IRA account naming me as the
My husband died. He has an IRA account naming me as the beneficiary. His Last Will and Testament leaves everything to me. The Finance Agency has told me I need a Testamentary. What can I do to not go … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
8,265 satisfied customers
This question is for, my dear friend passed away yesterday
This question is for RichardHi Richard, my dear friend passed away yesterday at 2:50 a.m. - It has been an incredible journey to get him back into his house and have his last wish fulfilled! I was the… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
4,519 satisfied customers
My mother has just passed away, and I am the designated
My mother has just passed away, and I am the designated trustee of her assets. What do I need to do to dispose of/distribute her assets to her four children, one of which is me? … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,579 satisfied customers
My question is regarding a will. I was told by my ex-step
My question is regarding a will. I was told by my ex-step mom (she was married to my Father at one time) that she was personally leaving me 250,000.00 upon her death. She has been dead for 2 1/2 years… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
1,514 satisfied customers
I was a named legatee in a decedent last will and testament.
I was a named legatee in a decedent last will and testament. I never am showed what is in the in the probate assets. I have received 2 payments of $10,000. I'm supposed to receive 5% of all the probat… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
good. thanks. however you've given me everything applying to
good. thanks. however you've given me everything applying to VA and house co owned. my mom lives in NY. will I need 2 wills for each state? and if i'm designated executor in either will isn't that suf… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,579 satisfied customers
I am sole aire and beneficiary of my deceased brothers estate.
I am sole aire and beneficiary of my deceased brother's estate. He owned his own condo (his name only) + paying off his 2012 vehicle. I am also beneficiary of his bank accounts (my name is ***** *****… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,841 satisfied customers
When a will is awaiting probate, and the executor and sole
When a will is awaiting probate, and the executor and sole heir named are one and the same, what is the status of the estate? Must all action wait for the probating of the will and approval of the exe… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
4,519 satisfied customers
I am named as the Personal Representative on my father Last
I am named as the Personal Representative on my father Last Will and Testament. My father resides in Pima County AZ. My father has directed prompt payment of funeral & last illness. He has also direct… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
4,519 satisfied customers
Who can I contact regarding a potential probate estate in Monroe,
Who can I contact regarding a potential probate estate in Monroe, Louisiana? Does Louisiana have any "small estate" process whereby assets are transferred without full probate of an Estate? We are Ind… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,579 satisfied customers
Does a person have to probate a will in Tx.if that person is
Does a person have to probate a will in Tx.if that person is the heir on a spouses will and everything is left to the surviving spouse? I've heard yes and no. Legally do they have to and why? I'm real… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
4,519 satisfied customers
can a private individual file the paper work for probating
can a private individual file the paper work for probating an estate? If so, where are the forms found and how is it done?… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I am trying to claim the death benefit from my now-deceased
I am trying to claim the death benefit from my now-deceased wife (July 15, 2010) from MetLife. Evidently there is no beneficiary named. Altho I am clearly designated as the benefactor/surviving spouse… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,841 satisfied customers
My mother is in a nursing home and she is a medicaid and medicare
My mother is in a nursing home and she is a medicaid and medicare recepient. Land she inherited from my father(her deceased spouse)is being sold. Her share is $50,0000. I thought VA law was that 1/3 o… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,176 satisfied customers
My father passed away on June 5th. in New York City. He has
My father passed away on June 5th. in New York City. He has a last will and testament that state that all of his assets are to be divided equally between my brother and myself. There is no contention … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,133 satisfied customers
My Moms Estate is still being probated in Florida. My older
My Mom's Estate is still being probated in Florida. My older sister is the Personal Representative of the Estate and Successor Trustee of the Trust. Last November, my sister hired the Florida attorney… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
My father passed in 1994. He told me that if i ever had any
My father passed in 1994. He told me that if i ever had any questions about his will, then i could ask this atty. Then, two days after my father passed, my stepmother went to the same atty., stating t… read more
LegalEase
LegalEase
Attorney At Law
Juris Doctor
892 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).

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