Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
I have a probate and last will and testament question as it
I have a probate and last will and testament question as it relates to real estate. We are in the middle of a refinance and the title company has come back stating the way we wrote our title deed seve… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
My Mom has a reverse mortgage and lender says I have to be
My Mom has a reverse mortgage and lender says I have to be an executor to be able to buy or sell the house at the time of her death. Is that true or what else legally can I put in place to keep the ho… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,301 satisfied customers
My dad is 88 years old with health problems. He has a house
My dad is 88 years old with health problems. He has a house that he owes $90,000 on. It is in his name but the deed transfers to me after death.. I believe we are going to make a trust and a will sayi… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
My father died 31 yrs ago and my step-mother died in 2014.
My father died 31 yrs ago and my step-mother died in 2014. The deed to the home was never changed naming my step-mother yet the property/school taxes were in her name. Do we need to change the deed in… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
Do I need to go through probate in IL in order to remove my
Do I need to go through probate in IL in order to remove my deceased husband from my home loan. The will left everything to me, and he had no assets.… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,258 satisfied customers
My father who lived in Montana just passed away. He was married
My father who lived in Montana just passed away. He was married to my mother at the time of his death. The house was in his name only, and several credit cards were in his name only. Are we able to do… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
51,455 satisfied customers
As the executor and sole beneficiary of my fathers estate I need to transfer title of his
As the executor and sole beneficiary of my fathers estate I need to transfer title of his house in Queens NY. The deed names my father and mother as owners. However my father did not remove my mothers… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,301 satisfied customers
My husband passed away in Dec. 2013. We jointly own two properties
My husband passed away in Dec. 2013. We jointly own two properties in Wash., DC and Fort Laurderdale, Fl where we have legal residency. I filed his will in FL, and am now told by DC that I must go thr… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,343 satisfied customers
I have friend who would like to pass on a property to me since
I have friend who would like to pass on a property to me since he is currently is behind. This is house that is in probate in Washington, DC. He wants to add me to executor of estate so that I can sta… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,301 satisfied customers
My father-in-law passed away. His house was as a single man
My father-in-law passed away. His house was as a single man with only his name. His wife wants to sell the house. She lives in the house and none of his grown children do. What needs to be done to sel… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
1,867 satisfied customers
My sister has recently passed away without a will. How do we (the family) transfer or sale
My sister has recently passed away without a will. How do we (the family) transfer or sale her real estate and vehicles? No spouse, four adult children. Her RE mortgages are high interest and valued f… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
we are growing older. i understand some people change their
we are growing older. i understand some people change their property deed to their children which allows parents to stay their during their life, but they, the children are the true owners/ is that a … read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
My father died without a will. My Mothers name is XXXXX XXXXX
My father died without a will. My Mother's name is XXXXX XXXXX the mortgage. How involved is it in making her the Administrator of his estate. Their home was his only asset, she is the surviving spous… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My mother is executor of my fathers will. There are two homes.
My mother is executor of my father's will. There are two homes. She has a quit claim deed to one; the other has been willed to the surviving children. With mounting payments on the second house, in or… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,897 satisfied customers
My Sons (sole heir) father died this past week, he left no
My Sons (sole heir) father died this past week, he left no Will, or Power of Attorney. What is the process for Probate, how does that work, who initiates it and how long does it take to get started. H… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
My mother passed away in 2003. Her property has never gone
My mother passed away in 2003. Her property has never gone into probate. She still has one son living at her home. Real Estate Taxes have not been paid since 2007 and may go into foreclosure. There ar… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
my mother died two years ago, my older brother was on the will
my mother died two years ago, my older brother was on the will as executor, but he passed away before my mother, the will was never changed, my brother had the will to read, if he died before my mothe… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,215 satisfied customers
my wife passed away five years ago and left no will and no
my wife passed away five years ago and left no will and no excetor was named. i now need to get my house deed change to my name only instead of both our names. how can i do this?… read more
ProbateAttorney
ProbateAttorney
Doctoral Degree
268 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