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 husband passed away March 6 without a will. I am trying
My husband passed away March 6 without a will. I am trying to sell my house. He has a son he was estranged from for many years. Do I include him in the probate? My husband would not have wanted him to… read more
Judge Bill K ret.
Judge Bill K ret.
retired
Doctoral Degree
3,479 satisfied customers
A friend of mine, her boyfriend of 11 years and father of
A friend of mine, her boyfriend of 11 years and father of her daughter passed away in August. It turns out that he had 2 other children from 2 other women, one 21 and one 18. Both of them live with th… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
79,268 satisfied customers
My cousin past away in New York, she left some money and her
Good day, My cousin past away in New York, she left some money for me and her daughter who is 16 years old, I am also the foster parent of the child, she will received her money on the age of 20, she … read more
Loren
Loren
44,056 satisfied customers
Probating a copy of will. My mother-in-law just passed away
Probating a copy of will. My mother-in-law just passed away and she prepared her will in January 2015 - I was on the conference call with her when she was at the attorney's office. The attorney gave h… read more
Loren
Loren
44,056 satisfied customers
I have resided with my mother along with my daughter
I have resided with my mother along with my daughter for almost 5 years. My mother always claimed my daughter and I would always have a place to live. A lot of things transpired while living with her.… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,863 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a very important question and I am hoping you can
Hi, I have a very important question and I am hoping you can help me. Back in October of 2012 my 39 year old brother passed away unexpectedly at home with his 14 year old son there. He had been divorc… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
140,879 satisfied customers
Adopted at two, her mother passed away when she was
Adopted at two, her mother passed away when she was four. There were no other siblings at that time. Unable to care for her, my mother helped her brother and continued to raise her for the next 5 yrs … read more
Expert
Expert
my father just passed away. i am one of his 4 sons. we have
my father just passed away. i am one of his 4 sons. we have not found a will at this time and he had a checking account with one of my brothers name on it, not sure if it was a joint account or trust.… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
13,613 satisfied customers
My niece from a brother who passed away in 1995 may be contesting
My niece from a brother who passed away in 1995 may be contesting my mothers will. My mom passed away in June. Her will states that I, her daughter, and her surviving son (my other brother) will be co… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,151 satisfied customers
My mother passed away 3 weeks ago and my brother is the executor.
My mother passed away 3 weeks ago and my brother is the executor. Two years ago when my mom was diagnosed w her illness my sister and her 3 children moved into the home to provide care and company for… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
How can I get a lawyer in NYC to do pro bono work related to
How can I get a lawyer in NYC to do pro bono work related to the Executrix's (my sister) handling of my mother's will and codicil? I need guidance as to whether it's worth my contesting the Executrix'… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,151 satisfied customers
My husband died via suicide and he and I were on the deed of
My husband died via suicide and he and I were on the deed of trust, i was beneficiary on the single life credit that pd the house off and now my 6 yr old and i are being told that we do not own our ho… read more
Richard
Richard
Owner
Doctoral Degree
55,277 satisfied customers
Gentlemen/ lady My sons Grandmother past away around 1996 and
Gentlemen/ lady My sons Grandmother past away around 1996 and my wife was the hier, in her will ,Since then Her husband past yesterday and has appointed his brother excutor, The 3 children of the Gran… read more
Loren
Loren
44,056 satisfied customers
I live in California. My brother, who is the executor of my
I live in California. My brother, who is the executor of my mom's estate, lives in Colorado. It is an undupervised estate and is going through probate. My mom died 9/7/07. She left $1000 to my estrang… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,293 satisfied customers
Are a husband and wife still legally married if they are estranged
Are a husband and wife still legally married if they are estranged and have not lived together for almost 20 years? I am asking this because my brother just died and I need to know if his estate will … read more
Loren
Loren
44,056 satisfied customers
My father passed away in Dec 2009 State oF Calif, he He createad
My father passed away in Dec 2009 State oF Calif, he He createad a Living Trust. On march 23 2001. He is not married, had no live in girlfriend or care giver. The will declares my brother are 50/50 be… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
I believe that the excutor of my wifes mother estate is not
I believe that the excutor of my wife's mother estate is not fulling his obligations as stated in the will… read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
79,268 satisfied customers
my brother passed away lived in ca. for 30 yrs. he & 3rd
my brother passed away lived in ca. for 30 yrs. he & 3rd wife of 7years bought home in Idaho. his health and divorce he moved back into his travel trailer behind my home in ca...he physically lived in… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,730 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

7,228 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