Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

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

Related Estate Law Questions
First you can tell me how much it costs. I have a friend
I have a friend whose mother passed away. She has property that is in both her name and her husands name. my firends step bother is trying to get the property put in his dads name only and then his name leaving the wife out of it entirely can he do that … read more
Jeffrey Gaffney
Jeffrey Gaffney
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
366 satisfied customers
My question is about a home deed and a living trust. My
My question is about a home deed and a living trust. My husband and I own a vacation home in CA, we are Nevada residents so I'm not sure which state laws would apply if there is a difference. The vaca… read more
Loren
Loren
43,079 satisfied customers
My wife just recently died.When we bought our house in
My wife just recently died.When we bought our house in 1977,we bought it as joint tenants.We put our house into a living trust and now “Settlers confirm that all of the property described no matter ho… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
20,655 satisfied customers
In CA. My parents created a revocable living trust with pour
In CA. My parents created a revocable living trust with pour over wills. But they never transferred their real estate by deed into the trust. My mom died first and their real property was held in join… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
Before we married my husband willed his estate to his son.
Before we married my husband willed his estate to his son. He is within days of passing and hasn't written a new will. All our real estate property is in both of our names. Will his son inherit his es… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,663 satisfied customers
My common-law partner and I own a townhouse free and clear,
My common-law partner and I own a townhouse free and clear, as well as a vehicle. Because of that do we need to do a revocable living trust or a will? If we should do a revocable living trust, does th… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,741 satisfied customers
What happen's when mother and son buy the home together and
What happen's when mother and son buy the home together and then mother dies without a living trust. (Joint venture) Does the son automatically get his mother's half of the estate? Thank You Elia Urib… read more
Loren
Loren
43,079 satisfied customers
March 31, 1993 LegalZoom drew up a Declaration of Trust for
March 31, 1993 LegalZoom drew up a Declaration of Trust for when I died. On Dec.7, 2007 I created a Last Will and Testament and declared the previous Trust null and void. Nothing much has really chang… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,262 satisfied customers
In Bernalillo County, New Mexico how do I transfer real estate
In Bernalillo County, New Mexico how do I transfer real estate property in a living trust?… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
54,262 satisfied customers
My mother before she died said she set up a living trust or
My mother before she died said she set up a living trust or living will supposedly stating when she passes that her husband shall continue to live in the house until his death.but after 1 year of her … read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,170 satisfied customers
In the state of California, is a living trust considered funded
In the state of California, is a living trust considered funded on the day the paperwork is signed, taken to the Recorders Office, or not until after it has a recorded date stamped on it? Also, the su… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,646 satisfied customers
Hi! I own 2 family home in New Jersey. It is not my primary
Hi! I own 2 family home in New Jersey. It is not my primary residence. I live in New York. I want to know, if I can transfer this property to living trust. I still have a mortgage on this house. Also,… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Must I do a probate in Idaho if I have a will that says the
Must I do a probate in Idaho if I have a will that says the property goes to me in the event of my husband's death? Can I take the death Cert. to the court and have his nane removed??… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,330 satisfied customers
My husband recently received his portion of his mothers living
My husband recently received his portion of his mother's living trust. We just purchased a condo and used some of his trust money as a down payment. He does not have a will or living trust. This is a … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
Regarding Tennessee probate. Does the Last Will have to be
Regarding Tennessee probate. Does the Last Will have to be probated for the following circumstance? Elderly father dies and has a simple Will leaving all property to spouse; if spouse does not survive… read more
GoLaw
GoLaw
Doctoral Degree
751 satisfied customers
my ex-husband an i own a peice of protery in colima, mexico. he
my ex-husband an i own a peice of protery in colima, mexico. he has just passed away. we were married when we bought the house the deed is in both our names. does it now belong to me? please let me kn… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,663 satisfied customers
I reside in Ky. Married over 60 yrs. Both our names on our
I reside in Ky. Married over 60 yrs. Both our names on our homeowners deed. If he dies before me, do I legally get the house without question?… read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
I live in New Mexico. Real estate (a home) was purchased by
I live in New Mexico. Real estate (a home) was purchased by my mother. She put her name and my name on the warranty deed. Her estate was set up as a caring trust in Missouri. Who owns the home? The tr… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 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