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My dad passed away recently and appointed me ( Doe) as a
My dad passed away recently and appointed me (Jim Doe) as a successor trustee and sole beneficiary. The property in CA was transferred into a revocable trust before his passing with the following lang… read more
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My mom & dad are 80 and 82. They have an estate attorney but I think he's a crook. Their of 5 heirs, me and my 3 brothers and 1 sister. I believe my parents have given power of attorney to the eldest,… read more
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I have just met with a lawyer to set up a revocable trust in NC and my lawyer sent me a letter detailing the agreement and asking for half the fee now and half at signing. My estate is approximately 1… read more
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My brother has been executor of my fathers will and trustee
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My wife and I want to place our assets in a legal vehicle which
My wife and I want to place our assets in a legal vehicle which will avoid probate, taxes, etc for when one of us pre-deceases the other and in the event we both pre-decease our only child. What do u … read more
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My wife and I created a revocable living trust a number of
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MY MOTHER HAS A REVOCABLE TRUST,AND SHE WANTED TO DEED HER HOME TO ME. I AM THE ONLY PERSON MENTIONED IN THE TRUST TO INHERIT ALL HER ASSETS. WE FILLED OUT A WARRANTY DEED AND QUITCLAIM DEED AND BOTH … read more
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Can a revocable trust be changed to an irrevocable trust? If so, what would the procedure be?… read more
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If husband and wife, deed real estate (joint tenancy) into
If husband and wife, deed real estate (joint tenancy) into a Revocable Trust, husband's trust, how would a divorce affect the trust and the real estate if real estate is deeded into the trust?… read more
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My mothers land is in a revocable trust. This is in Nebraska.
My mothers land is in a revocable trust. This is in Nebraska. How can she deed the property to me now? Would there be money that needs to change hands or can she just pass it to me? Do we need a lawye… read more
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My partner and I each have a revocable trust naming each other
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In 2008, I (the grantor) created a revocable trust with me
In 2008, I (the grantor) created a revocable trust with me also as the trustee and the beneficiary (with real property as the corpus of the trust) and then amended/restated the trust to be irrevocable… read more
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I own a home in New Jersey and Florida. Am I able to create
I own a home in New Jersey and Florida. Am I able to create my own trust to avoid probate in these states?… read more
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We need to know how to transfer a home (that has no mortgage on it) that is in a revocable trust owned by the trustee to the trust beneficiary. We want to take advantage of the 2010 cost basis at purc… read more
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My mother passed away 10-21-10. She had no assets other than
My mother passed away 10-21-10. She had no assets other than her house, with has a revocable trust leaving it to me. She has a $5000 life insurance policy, with my sister and I as equal beneficiaries.… read more
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I HAVE A REVOCABLE TRUST ON A COMMERICAL BUILDING IN MASS.
I HAVE A REVOCABLE TRUST ON A COMMERICAL BUILDING IN MASS. I WANT TO DISSOLVE THE TRUST. WHAT TAX DO I HAVE TO PAY MASS, VALUE IS APPROX 400,000 BILL… read more
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I have a Family trust with my house in it.I made a new trust
I have a Family trust with my house in it.I made a new trust with legal zoom and included my wife as a successor trustee, did not change the name on the trust.The Grant Deed says Young Family Revocabl… read more
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We have a revocable trust set up & a special power of appointment with our house, with our children as benefactors. One of our grandchildren was driving an had an accident, i'm pretty sure the guy wil… read more
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