Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
My wife and I have a Revocable Family Trust in which we name
My wife and I have a Revocable Family Trust in which we name our two children as equal beneficiaries upon the death of the surviving spouse. My wife died about 20 year's ago and I immediately set up a… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
5,968 satisfied customers
My husband and I have two children and 5 grandchildren. When
My husband and I have two children and 5 grandchildren. When we pass, we want our estate to be divided equally among the 5 grandchildren. We also want to stipulate that the inheritance is held in a tr… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,334 satisfied customers
When my mother died everything in the trust was put into a
When my mother died everything in the trust was put into a Partnership between my father, and his six children. Soon after my mother passed away, my (divorced) sister died leaving a son. (now in his 3… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,259 satisfied customers
When my grandfather passed away, he left his estate to his
When my grandfather passed away, he left his estate to his children: my mom, her sister and her brother. The will stated that if any of his children pass away, the remaining estate left will be left t… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
Are there risks with a disclaimer trust for a wife with inherited
Are there risks with a disclaimer trust for a wife with inherited money whose husband wants to put his IRA into the trust and then live off the rest of his money and her inheritance… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
133,394 satisfied customers
I am divorced, substantial assets, 1 adult son and daughter-in-law
I am divorced, substantial assets, 1 adult son and daughter-in-law and 2 grandchildren (minor). I currently have a trust in which all assets go to my son (trust has been in place since well before his… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,179 satisfied customers
My late mother placed her home in her irrevocable trust. I
My late mother placed her home in her irrevocable trust. I have "inherited" this house which I have lived in since she moved to a nursing home years ago, while I regrouped after a costly divorce.. I d… read more
CA Lawyer
CA Lawyer
Partner
Doctoral Degree
255 satisfied customers
Scenario H dies first leaves - W, 10 Children, 20 Grandchildren,
Scenario: H dies first leaves - W, 10 Children, 20 Grandchildren, 40 Great-grandchildren Value of Assets Home 1Mill owned jointly by H&W Life Ins 50Mill - personal policy on husband's name Pension pro… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,334 satisfied customers
I want to leave my house to my son after my death. He is married
I want to leave my house to my son after my death. He is married and he and his wife have no children. I want to make a stipulation that after he and his wife die, that the house go completely to my o… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
I will be asking for a divorce from my husband and asking for
I will be asking for a divorce from my husband and asking for 1/2 of assets. Oblivious to this (or perhaps not?), he has been talking recently about putting our home into a trust entirely in my name (… read more
LegalEase
LegalEase
Attorney At Law
Juris Doctor
892 satisfied customers
My father recently passed away in California. He left a simple
My father recently passed away in California. He left a simple will with a minors trust AND left his whole estate (not sure what he had) to my children his grandchildren. He specifically said in the w… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My husband of 6 years just received a letter from his former
My husband of 6 years just received a letter from his former wifes attorney demanding an irrevocable will that gives his two daughters from 2 different marriages our home and any successive homes to t… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
A father passes away and leaves all of his assets to his five
A father passes away and leaves all of his assets to his five minor grandchildren all under 18 years of age. And leaves his brother the executor of the will. His two adult sons he left $500.00 each. T… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My husbands grandmother is moving in with my father and mother
My husband's grandmother is moving in with my father and mother in law. She wants to give my husband and I her home, since she is not able to live at home anymore. Her will specifies that 1/3 of her a… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
In our Will, we have left our house (with no mortgage) to our
In our Will, we have left our house (with no mortgage) to our three minor grandchildren. Will this be a major headache for our son (has two children) and daughter (has one child)? They would be the tr… read more
FL Probate Lawyer, Esq.
FL Probate Lawyer, Esq.
Juris Doctor (Law)
12 satisfied customers
I am a widow, female, just turned 66 and still working full ...
I am a widow, female, just turned 66 and still working full time. Other than long term care insurance, very expensive, how can I protect my assets, house, savings, investments, etc in the event I need… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
68,312 satisfied customers
What is the best way for a parent and grandparent to pass ...
What is the best way for a parent and grandparent to pass your inheritance on to your children but prevent it from being passed to a spouse so in the event of a divorse or death of my child, my inheri… read more
Marcus Parker
Marcus Parker
Doctoral Degree
244 satisfied customers
I have an estate planning trust and will. In these, my ...
I have an estate planning trust and will. In these, my spouse is listed as the beneficiary in the event of my death, and vice versa. Would I be better advised to leave all to my three children, or to … 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

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

6,741 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

6,613 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

1,618 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,335 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,334 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