Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
The 5 acres that I live on were part of my Mothers Living
The 5 acres that I live on were part of my Mothers Living Will and trust. I am the Independent executrix. The probate was completed in 2016. Under the Trust Income And Principal Distribution Section t… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,287 satisfied customers
Hope you can help me. My husband is 23 years my senior and
Good morning. Hope you can help me. My husband is 23 years my senior and had a family trust before we married 20 years ago naming his 2 daughters as beneficiaries. After we married we amended the trus… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
6,327 satisfied customers
My mother in law has recently passed. In 2006 there was a
My mother in law has recently passed. In 2006 there was a errevokable trust set up for mineral rights which is on-going fine. … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
What are the federal and Michigan tax liabilities for inheritance?
Mother-in-law passed away and left a significant amount of money to grandchildren. About $31,000 each. It is wonderful and greatly appreciated. The adult grandchildren need it desperately. Question: W… read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
6,327 satisfied customers
My friend who is elderly and on a very fixed income, had an
My friend who is elderly and on a very fixed income, had an aunt in Oregon who had no children and told her numerous times that she and 3 other cousins were to share in her estate upon her death. She … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
My mother left a trust leaving all to her children with the
My mother left a trust leaving all to her children with the stipulation the money goes to her daughters children if the daughter died first. Mother died first and then then daughter died. The husband … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
My Mothers will states that my Sister and I are equals under
My Mother's will states that my Sister and I are equals under it's terms. However, way after I received a copy of her Will, I got a hand written letter, alleged written by my Mother, with different/ne… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I am a beneficiary to my mothers estate. She passed away
I am a beneficiary to my mother's estate. She passed away 2 years ago and the current trustees are her grandchildren, my niece and nephew. In 2011 on of the Trustees took out a "loan" from the estate … read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My mother passed away in NC in Dec. 2009. She always said she
My mother passed away in NC in Dec. 2009. She always said she is going to leave her money to her 3 sons. I being one of them. Middle brother told me he was executor. I know mother had her own banking/… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My father just died and I am the Executor of his Will. He and my niece both reside in Nort
My father just died and I am the Executor of his Will. He and my niece both reside in North Carolina. In the hand written instruction part of his will, he wishes my brother to have his car. The courth… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
74,433 satisfied customers
cohabitant - recent death - intestate in-home care giver for
cohabitant - recent death - intestate in-home care giver for 7 years, promised property upon demise. I have informal, signed documents giving all property to care giver. County attempting to remove ca… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers
my husbands aunt whom I cared with alzheinner for left a trust
my husbands aunt whom I cared with alzheinner for left a trust to my 2 daughters( since my husband died it went to both girls two of them). Outside the trust, years earlier ,she Aunt)gave my husband a… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,635 satisfied customers
my mother passed away, and had my sister as a beneficiary on
my mother passed away, and had my sister as a beneficiary on her savings, that sister signed a note that my mother made out that her savings goes to the grandkids. this was a year before her passing. … read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
My brother-in-law wants me to be the executor of his estate.
My brother-in-law wants me to be the executor of his estate. We live in different states. He lives in Michigan and I in Arizona. He is facing a by-pass surgery in 6 weeks. He has a hand-written will t… read more
JaxLaw
JaxLaw
Associate Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,722 satisfied customers
My older brother died in Naple, FL last month (suicide). I
My older brother died in Naple, FL last month (suicide). I am the only sibling, and only our mother is alive. My brother was not married or engaged, and he never had children. His old girlfriend claim… read more
Loren
Loren
43,110 satisfied customers
If a will is made and it leaves everything to a spouse with
If a will is made and it leaves everything to a spouse with no provision of if they survive them and they die first and the other spouse is legally unable to make a new will, who will inherit? Would i… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Can a non acknowledged illegitimate child inherit from his
Can a non acknowledged illegitimate child inherit from his natural father under California law?… read more
LADYLAWYER
LADYLAWYER
Owner of my own law firm
Juris Doctor
6,439 satisfied customers
A section of my mother-in-laws revocable trust states, The
A section of my mother-in-laws revocable trust states, The trustee shall distribute the sum of Twenty thousand Dollars ($20,000) each to (names 3 of the 5 grandchildren) subject to the terms of trust … read more
Marcus Parker
Marcus Parker
Doctoral Degree
244 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