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 grandma passed away in 2013 leaving Her children Living
My grandma passed away in 2013 leaving Her children Living in her home. which are my aunt and my dad who lived with her for years and continued to live in the home after she passed. Last month my aunt… read more
Ace the Answer
Ace the Answer
Attorney
Juris Doctor
588 satisfied customers
My mom passed away last Saturday. I was supposed to be the
My mom passed away last Saturday. I was supposed to be the executor and then my step dad made my mom change it to his daughter. She has attorney, which she hired over to years ago. Mom and I were goin… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,876 satisfied customers
A dad dies intestate, he wanted his oldest daughter to have
a dad dies intestate, he wanted his oldest daughter to have his vehicle, this is known to several family members. How can this tile now be transferred to her? … read more
Jessica B
Jessica B
Juris Doctor
8,734 satisfied customers
My father is in assisted care.My sister says dad wants her
my father is in assisted care.My sister says dad wants her to have the estate.My sister calls other siblings a year ago to tell us.My brother and other sister in the USA gave away their inheritance to… read more
Jeffrey Gaffney
Jeffrey Gaffney
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
420 satisfied customers
My husband's dad passed away 4+ years ago, and the estate
My husband's dad passed away 4+ years ago, and the estate hasn't settled due to the family heirs wanting to contest the will. Is it possible that the will can still be contested? … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
64,319 satisfied customers
1993, my father left life estate in personal property to
1993, my father left life estate in personal property to mother, all children remaindermen. A brother just found out he is executor. A sister, who described basic provisions years ago, refused to show… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
1,424 satisfied customers
My father died April 29, 2016. He had a house and 25 acres
My father died April 29, 2016. He had a house and 25 acres he had a line of credit of 221,000. He paid on it 2x a month for 9 yrs. The will says for it to be divided equally between the 3 sisters. My … read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,876 satisfied customers
are joint bank accounts included in an estate when someone
are joint bank accounts included in an estate when someone dies or does it all go to the person surviving who is joint owner and not included as an asset to the estate...does it need to be reported to… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,429 satisfied customers
Hello, my father passed away in South Carolina Jan. 2013.
Hello, my father passed away in South Carolina Jan. 2013. His estate is simple, no debt, 2-4 bank accounts/money market, a VA Death Benefit insurance policy, and real property assets. He left my cousi… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,429 satisfied customers
My mom lives in South Carolina and is 73. She has a will from
My mom lives in South Carolina and is 73. She has a will from the early 1970s that mentions my dad as a beneficiary. My parents divorced in 1991 and my dad remarried, but died in 2003. Would the secon… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
26,192 satisfied customers
Since my fathers death four mos. ago, I have discovered a
Since my father's death four mos. ago, I have discovered a deposit box that my mother left. Everything in her will went to Dad but he was terribly sick for many years and sometimes his dementia kept h… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
I am the executor of my dads will. In February he passed away.
I am the executor of my dad's will. In February he passed away. In last 3 or 4 weeks, it came to my attention through my probate lawyer that my sister took the original will from my dad's house someti… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My dad died 5/18/11 @ 91 years at which time the following
My dad died 5/18/11 @ 91 years at which time: the following information - he had received his wife's ira after her death 9/2/11 in the amount of $400.000.00 and strongly indicated that he was leaving … read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,429 satisfied customers
My father died over 2 yrs ago leaving his wife(not my mother)
My father died over 2 yrs ago leaving his wife(not my mother) executor. I and my 2 sisters and brother are named in his will as heirs. Supposedly the will is in probate. This is not a large estate and… read more
John Legal
John Legal
Doctoral Degree
3,418 satisfied customers
I am being told that nothing is remaining in my husbands inheritance
I am being told that nothing is remaining in my husbands inheritance from his mon. My husband passed away a year ago and his mom passed away 6 months before him. My mother-in-laws will had to go to pr… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,362 satisfied customers
My father (age 91) died in Michigan in November. Our brother
My father ( 91) died in Michigan in November. Our brother is in charge of dad's estate, but not forthcoming regarding an audit or accounting . A veil of secrecy prevails on too many issues. There was … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
8,266 satisfied customers
Im 42 years old, my father died almost a year ago without
I'm 42 years old, my father died almost a year ago without a will, he and my mother were not married so his name is XXXXX XXXXX my birth certificate. He had two cars and I need to know how to get the … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My father just passed away and left a will and a trust.
My father just passed away and left a will and a trust. Supposidly everything was left to my mother. Do we as his children have a right to see these documents? Also, my grandmother (my father''s mothe… 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

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

7,293 satisfied customers

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

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

64,319 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

1,669 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,424 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,410 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