Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
This one more question is about the Pennsylvania inheritance
This one more question is about the Pennsylvania inheritance tax.I'm leaving my condo to my brother & sister in equal shares via a living trust so probate will not be needed. If one dies before me, th… read more
Loren
Loren
38,168 satisfied customers
My question is about the Pennsylvania inheritance tax. I'm
My question is about the Pennsylvania inheritance tax.I'm trying to arrange my estate so it will pass to my brother & sister without needing probate.They are my only relatives and live far away, so el… read more
Loren
Loren
38,168 satisfied customers
If my net worth is approx $1mm, if my life insurance
if my net worth is approx $1mm, if my life insurance benefits are paid to my revocable living trust, will they be taxable if they equal $1.5mm. Essentially, the payment of life insurance and existing … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
46,375 satisfied customers
I want to set up an estate plan but not sure what might be
I want to set up an estate plan but not sure what might be the best plan for a 20 million dollar estate. I have hear do the Jackie O plan and the Wal-Mart GRAT that billionares use but wondered if it … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,900 satisfied customers
As a single woman with no children, if a beneficiary does
As a single woman with no children, if a beneficiary does not survive me, may the bequest be distributed to a Family Trust?… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
46,375 satisfied customers
The situation is that I am thinking about living in a foreign
The situation is that I am thinking about living in a foreign country which taxes worldwide income. In the case that I inherit in the USA, this foreign country taxes 35% of the inheritance. How could … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
129,246 satisfied customers
My mother died in 1979 Intestate but a probate was made showing
My mother died in 1979 Intestate but a probate was made showing her children as myself my brother and my step-brother as her decedents. My father (not my step-brothers father) survived. a warranty dee… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
My ex-husband died and named me POD on an IRA, Bonds and as
My ex-husband died and named me POD on an IRA, Bonds and as a dual POD with his son on his checking and money market accounts. His residence was in KY. His primary banking was done at Regions Bank in … read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
My mother just passed away. In October of 2008, 2 pieces of
My mother just passed away. In October of 2008, 2 pieces of property that she owns were placed in a living trust. One of the properties houses a KY state licensed boarding home which she owned and ran… read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
9,900 satisfied customers
My wife and I created an LLC that owned a Rental Real Estate
My wife and I created an LLC that owned a Rental Real Estate Property - we were 50/50 Members of LLC. Over time we gifted 100% of each of our Membership Interest to an Irrevocable Trust for each of ou… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
Tax question. I am a beneficiary in a Trust. The question
Tax question. I am a beneficiary in a Trust. The question is what is the tax remification to me as a remainder beneficiary when the Trustee of an Estate is Liquidating a Partnership and distributing t… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,983 satisfied customers
My mother created a living trust that held real property a
My mother created a living trust that held real property a home, the trust allowed my Sister to live in the home until her death. The home was then to pass to her children. The time is here to transfe… read more
Loren
Loren
38,168 satisfied customers
I am a 59-yr-old female with no spouse or children, and I have
I am a 59-yr-old female with no spouse or children, and I have a living revocable trust. The beneficiary of my trust and Executor of my will is my sister; if she is unable to fulfill this role (dies/i… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,258 satisfied customers
Dear Sir, My mom just passed away....She has $119,000 in
Dear Sir, My mom just passed away....She has $119,000 in pod bank accounts and a house worth about $180,000.....The house is listed in a trust and me and my 2 brothers are listed as beneficiaries....T… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Elderly mother died (CA resident). She was trustee of a revocable
Elderly mother died (CA resident). She was trustee of a revocable trust. Upon her death, trust to be distributed to her (adult) children. Will they pay taxes on thedistribution made to them from this … read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
538 satisfied customers
I am an US citizen in the state of MA. Can a relative oversea
I am an US citizen in the state of MA. Can a relative oversea who is not a US citizen inherit all my assets after I died? Can this be set up in the living trust? How much tax my relative has to pay to… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
My mother passed away 5 years ago leaving my eldest sister
My mother passed away 5 years ago leaving my eldest sister in charge of family Trust. All of Trust has been dispersed except for an undeveloped parcel of land in which us 3 daughters own equal share o… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
In the state of TN, given that a living trust does not include
In the state of TN, given that a living trust does not include 401ks, life insurance policies, ROTH IRA's,how much do I need in my estate to consider creating a living trust ? We have read different n… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 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

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

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

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas McJD

Thomas McJD

Attorney

3,170 satisfied customers

Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

46,375 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