Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
Real Estate Lawyer only and pays a $100 bonus. In talking to
This question is for Richard - Real Estate Lawyer only and pays a $100 bonus. In talking to customer service, it is not clear if attachments are openable by others. It is not clear if anyone can view … read more
Gerald, Esq
Gerald, Esq
Juris Doctor
4,378 satisfied customers
My brother has stage 4 lung cancer and is deteriorating
My brother has stage 4 lung cancer and is deteriorating quickly. He is in hospice care. I have power of attorney and I am in charge of medical decisions. He has been estranged from his children for 40… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
2,685 satisfied customers
My brother has displayed escalating psychotic behavior. Hes
My brother has displayed escalating psychotic behavior. Hes 47, lives alone, no kids. Displays paranoia, irrational thinking, & profound anger, & has been in & out of the hospital/mental health treatm… read more
Attorney2
Attorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
9,944 satisfied customers
I am a beneficiary to a trust made in Illinois. A change was
I am a beneficiary to a trust made in Illinois. A change was made to the trust that was not signed, but was notarized. I would like to talk to a lawyer.(###) ###-#### Richard RIzk … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
63,943 satisfied customers
I was a beneficiary of a trust set up by my parents. My
I was a beneficiary of a trust set up by my parents. My mother passed away and my father then remarried. He then got Alzheimer's and in 1/2014, a doctor set a letter to the trustee stating he could no… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,301 satisfied customers
I actually had a couple of questions. First, does a
Hello. I actually had a couple of questions. First, does a supplement to clear probate notes have to be notarized? … read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,306 satisfied customers
My sister and I have a copy of a durable POA effective from
My sister and I have a copy of a durable POA effective from the time it was written in 1998. My mother has no idea where he original is, the lawyer has died, and Mom would now get very offended if we … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
128,536 satisfied customers
I have a problem obtaining a Court Certified Copy of a Will.
I have a problem obtaining a Court Certified Copy of a Will. My parents named me executor of their will in 1995. I received a COPY of their will, not the original. I do not know where the original is … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
128,536 satisfied customers
My grandfather passed away last July in Illinois. His estate
My grandfather passed away last July in Illinois. His estate is much less than $100,000. We did not go through probate. My brother, mother and myself are listed in the will as beneficiaries to a trust… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,301 satisfied customers
My mother put her home in a "Deed in Trust" on July 14, 2000
My mother put her home in a "Deed in Trust" on July 14, 2000 after my father died. Now, she has entered a nursing home in Illinois (June 2012) and she does not have money to pay the $6000 monthly nurs… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
I have conformed copies of my Dads Last Will and testament,
I have conformed copies of my Dad's Last Will and testament, Medical Power of Attorney,Living Will and General Power of Attorney naming me as the designated as his attorney in fact: however recently w… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,158 satisfied customers
This is about the NYS Power of Attorney Laws. 1) What does
This is about the NYS Power of Attorney Laws. 1) What does the bank or other financial institution of the principal require before they'll honor the agent's power of attorney? For instance, a medical … read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
Illinois My brother claims to have a POA over our mother which
Illinois My brother claims to have a POA over our mother which allows him to deny me to even inquire about her condition. She is hospitalized in a another county being aXXXXXfor me. Brother, hospital … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
51,444 satisfied customers
In 2005 my mother made a Ohio Healthcare Power of Attorney
In 2005 my mother made a Ohio Healthcare Power of Attorney form. After notorized she wanted me to be the primary and called mt sister who was primary and me and we agreed to the change. She wrote this… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
63,943 satisfied customers
My aunt died in Kane County, Aurora , Illinois last month.
My aunt died in Kane County, Aurora , Illinois last month. I am her sole heir and trustee of her estate. Estate too small for probate. Original copy of the will and the land trust are missing. Attorne… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
How to prove a will has been fraudulently made which has many
How to prove a will has been fraudulently made which has many typo,s? Person was seriously ill and hospitalized almost a month. We were in contact with this person every day until hospitalized and thi… read more
Richard - Bizlaw
Richard - Bizlaw
Juris Doctor
3,809 satisfied customers
Is it legal for a Notary Public to have theyre relatives witness
Is it legal for a Notary Public to have they're relatives witness and not holographically sign a Last Will and Testament?… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,264 satisfied customers
I currently live in Illinois. In 1977, when I lived in Oklahoma,
I currently live in Illinois. In 1977, when I lived in Oklahoma, I set up a Trust as the owner of four life insurance policies on my life. I knew at that time the difference between a Revockable and a… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,889 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

6,301 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

6,156 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,562 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,264 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,258 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< 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