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my mother and father had a large farm....together with my three brothers (I was not included as the only daughter) established a corporation. My father in return gifted me an old farm house and ten ac… read more
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Wife's dad died then the mother died Dec. 2017 in Florida. Her parents had a trust but the personal representative only said it takes about 18 months so don,t bother me again.. He won,t answer. Any su… read more
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7 years ago my brother took all my mothers money and stock
7 years ago my brother took all my mothers money and stock and says he put in a trust. Mother passed away , he won't even speak to me , how can I get my half … read more
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does an estate get a stepped up basis of stock that was in an irrevocable trust ? … read more
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Does a trust that has been signed in 1994 and recorded cover trump a deed that was signed in 1981. The Trust listed the same property as the deed in 1994 to be split evenly w all my siblings. This in … read more
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RE: Florida TBE Revocable Trust: I read some info, that in
RE: Florida TBE Revocable Trust: I read some info, that in Fla, it may be possiblefor my wife and I together as TBE (tenants by the entireties) to set up a revocable trust, revocable only by us both, … read more
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My mom and dad owned a house and in the Trust it is to be given
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I have IRAs that I started when my husband died in 1994, I
I have IRA's that I started when my husband died in 1994, I have my sons as benife. I have since remarried in 2007. I was thinking of doing a living trust on just the Ira's so that my sons will get th… read more
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my brother and I are heirs of my dads estate. My dad only had
my brother and I are heirs of my dads estate. My dad only had a short time to live and he had a lot of money in banks , my aunt went to the bank and got papers and brought a notary to his bedside,all … read more
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I am a new landlord ...my question is which is the right date
I am a new landlord ...my question is which is the right date for basis (for depreciation and other purposes?) 1994 family home is transfered from my parnets name to my trust..for the purpose of carin… read more
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My mother recently passed away living in Wayne Co. Mi. She
My mother recently passed away living in Wayne Co. Mi. She had several bank accounts in Mich with me listed as pod. She also had an account in Fla. with no pod. She did not have a will. What can be do… read more
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This question concerns NY Estate Tax. My mother recently passed
This question concerns NY Estate Tax. My mother recently passed away. She lived in FLA and had a FLA Trust. Her two (2) New York City rental properties (combined value over $1M) were held in the name … read more
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In 1994 my husband and I signed a "Living Estate" putting our home in the names of our four children. My husband is now deceased and I would like the home back in my name only. How can this be done?… read more
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My mother just passed away. She had two trusts. One drawn
My mother just passed away. She had two trusts. One drawn in 1994 in which she recorded a deed of trust in the name of that trust. She named successor trustees and her will stated the portionate share… read more
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My wife's brother has schizophrenia and is currently in Jackson Memorial Hospital. My wife has been advised to obtain the services of a probate lawyer to petition the court on behalf of an incapacitat… read more
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My mother and I are on the deed of a home as co-owners, in
My mother and I are on the deed of a home as co-owners, in Fla. My father put the home in my Mothers name, in a life estate, and in my name. My brother has been living there for about 8 years for free… read more
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My husband and I created a revocable living trust in 1994 while living in the state of California. This was done with an attorney who is now deceased. We moved to the state of Washington 2 1/2 years a… read more
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My mother will be going into a nursing home next week from rehab. She believe lives with my sister in Fla. I'm in NJ. All property and savings, etc are in a family trust (for at least 10 years now.) M… read more
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