Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
Second opinion] My Father had a Will and the step children
Second opinion] My Father had a Will and the step children through non disclosure tactics put property into probate in 2009. Their attorney sent me partition suit claiming Fathers Will is too old. Rec… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
58,619 satisfied customers
My brother died in Michigan without a will. I am one of
My brother died in Michigan without a will. I am one of three surviving sisters. What do we do to settle his estate? What's the first step? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,959 satisfied customers
Don't know if you can. My cousin died intestate: no
Don't know if you can. My cousin died intestate: no children, no parents, no siblings. Only aunts, uncles and cousins. Where does it go? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,959 satisfied customers
My oldest brother died this year on 2/10/18; his wife died
My oldest brother died this year on 2/10/18; his wife died on 3/6/16. They both died intestate and without living trusts. They had no children. There are 2 additional siblings and myself who belong to… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,959 satisfied customers
What are next of kin rights if their brother was not married
What are next of kin rights if their brother was not married in the State of Hawaii. Can we now get answers to what happened to his estate and the handling of all his affairs? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,959 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding Kentucky intestate laws
I have a question regarding Kentucky intestate laws regarding distribution of a will when one of the heirs is deceased, please: my mom and stepdad both passed away (with a will) and their estate is no… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
11,959 satisfied customers
I need some help on a Texas probate intestate matter. Death
I need some help on a Texas probate intestate matter … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
13,015 satisfied customers
My brother died with no will, myself and a brother is surviver.
My brother died with no will, myself and a brother is surviver. We had one brother who has already passed. Is his son also a heir?… read more
originallawyer
originallawyer
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
905 satisfied customers
My siblings and mother are on another state. My brother and
My siblings and mother are on another state. My brother and sister signed on having my mother cremated and not have any autopsy done on my mothers body. As the primary and not physically present in th… read more
AttorneyMatt
AttorneyMatt
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
15,026 satisfied customers
I am trying to determine ownership of a property for which
I am trying to determine ownership of a property for which my father now recently deceased was agent for the heir. The home was owned by his sister with no mortgage, leins or dependents. She passed ye… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
I live in Texas. My brother passed away two weeks ago. For
I live in Texas. My brother passed away two weeks ago. For the six months prior to his death he lived with my sister and her husband. Several years ago my brother called and asked me for my full legal… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
56,542 satisfied customers
In the Dominica Republic, is a father legally reguired to divide
In the Dominica Republic, is a father legally reguired to divide 75% of his estate into three equal parts, assuming 3 children?… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
9,000 satisfied customers
Im contacting you in regards XXXXX XXXXX potential case of Family
I'm contacting you in regards XXXXX XXXXX potential case of Family Oil Interest/Inheritance and would like to seek your evaluation. High Level: I have two uncles in the Wood County TX area that have o… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Heir property was left to 3 sister's and 4 brother's 1
Heir property was left to 3 sister's and 4 brother's 1 brother died and he had a wife and 7 children. Can the surviving brother's and sister's sell the property without the decase surviving wife and c… read more
PAX Attorney
PAX Attorney
Attorney
Juris Doctor (JD)
956 satisfied customers
Scenario 1 Six children. Three living. If probate is in control
Scenario 1: Six children. Three living. No will Found. If probate gets control of the estate of a childless recently deceased brother's estate, will the estate be split up equally between his three li… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,957 satisfied customers
My father died in georgia without a will. my mother has filed
My father died in georgia without a will. my mother has filed to be executor of the will. She has told me and my siblings that the estate is broke and that we need to sign over our intrest in the hous… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My grandparents had 5 kids. Kid 1 has 1 daughter, kid 2 has
My grandparents had 5 kids. Kid 1 has 1 daughter, kid 2 has 2 kids daughter son, kid 3 has no kids. The other two kids were two mildly mentally handicapped sisters they adopted. All 5 kids are now dea… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
My brother died intestate in the state of Texas. He had no
My brother died intestate in the state of Texas. He had no spouse or children. Both parents are deceased. He has four living siblings and two dedeased siblings with living children. I understand that … read more
rvlaw
rvlaw
Judge
Juris Doctor
3,203 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:

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

7,827 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

58,619 satisfied customers

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

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

Nate

Nate

Attorney

1,771 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of legal estate experience.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,729 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,533 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,457 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