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 agree with each party picking but can we do by seniority.
I agree with each party picking but can we do by seniority. I'm 70, my brother is 67, my niece is 33. I feel like we were all left 1/3. But first round my brother and I should get 1st and 2nd pick. My… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
68,188 satisfied customers
My wifes brother died a year and a half ago. He lived in
My wifes brother died a year and a half ago. He lived in California with his girlfriend. He left no will an there is no common law wife in CA. We hired an attorney and to date we got his bank accounts… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,613 satisfied customers
How much does this cost, Can someone claim unclaimed
Can someone claim unclaimed property of a parent that was not left in the parents will in lincoln NE … read more
Attyadvisor
Attyadvisor
Doctoral Degree
10,471 satisfied customers
I inherited a farm from my Daddy. This was used by him for
I inherited a farm from my Daddy. This was used by him for farming purposes. Tractors, mowers,etc. He has had fuel tanks fro his farming vehicles which are regular and diesel fuel. My brother wants to… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,177 satisfied customers
My dad died five months ago and I am named executor in his
My dad died five months ago and I am named executor in his will. The estate is a $9,400 trailer and a 2003 ford taurus in medium condition, both are paid for. There is also some small insurance polici… read more
Loren
Loren
40,472 satisfied customers
My Father passed away on may 14th 2016, he left my youngest
My Father passed away on may 14th 2016, he left my youngest brother executor. father lived in wilson nc. He has a house that we are going to sale(owes around 60k on the house). father has 2 vehicles, … read more
Loren
Loren
40,472 satisfied customers
S the situation I'm currently in and need some advice with,
Hi here's the situation I'm currently in and need some advice with, and we won't know if this has to do with a trust or would it be a beneficiary issue until documents can be identified. With my broth… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
133,281 satisfied customers
My dad past away july 2 2014 he did not have a will he and
My dad past away july 2 2014 he did not have a will he and my mom have been divorced since 2007. They have been living together since 2011 still divorced. I am an only child and they are going to appo… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
68,188 satisfied customers
My father (who recently passed away) co-signed a loan for my brothers trailer. The
My father (who recently passed away) co-signed a loan for my brother's trailer. The amount still owed is more than the trailer is worth. In the state of Kentucky we can file a "Petition to Dispense wi… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
I will write parts of the will so you have an understanding
I will write parts of the will so you have an understanding of why I am so confused. I am getting two different explanations from two sides of the family. here goes: If my brother is unable or unwilli… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,613 satisfied customers
Hi Richard, My question is that my brother left a will, he
Hi Richard, My question is that my brother left a will, he was a bachelor and had no children only nieces and nephews. In this will he left his trailer to my son and a CD to 3 of his grand nephew s (m… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
52,857 satisfied customers
This is for "Barrister" only, please I heard very recently
This is for "Barrister" only, please I heard very recently from both my trustee brother and the niece that wishes to buy the house in my deceased mom's trust. The renters in the house report that ther… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
This is for "Barrister" only, please. My little sister still
This is for "Barrister" only, please. My little sister still feels she needs to retain a lawyer despite what you and I advised recently. My arguments lack a strong foundation since I do not know the p… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
My older brother (living in Texas) died recently. He did not
My older brother (living in Texas) died recently. He did not leave a will. His life insurance and retirement benefits where left to our niece, with his instructions for her to divide the money among a… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My fathers first cousin died and left his mom and brother
My father's first cousin died and left his mom and brother as beneficiaries to a retirement account. Both are previously deceased and there is no other living family except my dad. Can he receive this… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
68,188 satisfied customers
Thank you for previous response. However, additional Discovery
Thank you for previous response. However, additional Discovery has revealed additional assets and liabiliities. My brother,s principal assets included a Rollover IRA, a manufactured home on his proper… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
52,857 satisfied customers
Good Morning, I have a question but first I need to give
Good Morning, I have a question but first I need to give you set up. I live in the Chicago area. School teacher. Wife (first and only wife) and 4 boys. 2005 My Dad died... Overland Park Kansas A trust… read more
Daniel P.
Daniel P.
Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,741 satisfied customers
I live in California, my father age 71 just passed 7.12.09.
I live in California, my father age 71 just passed 7.12.09. My mother passed 7.22.98. There are 5 living children, I being the 5th. My eldest sister is mentally disablesd lives on socical security wit… read more
legaleagle
legaleagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,048 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