Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

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

Related Family Law Questions
My sister and I need to have power of attorney to cover
My sister and I need to have power of attorney to cover several areas for our mother (my sister would be the one with the authority and signer). We would like the authority to cover health care as wel… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
3,966 satisfied customers
My father passed away in March 2018. His wife lacked
My father passed away in March 2018. His wife lacked capacity so her daughter petitioned my dads trust using her power of attorney. Her mother died 3 days ago. What happens now? I know her power of at… read more
Judge Bill K ret.
Judge Bill K ret.
retired
Doctoral Degree
2,819 satisfied customers
My sister just died and now I am over my 88 yr. old mother
My sister just died and now I am over my 88 yr. old mother care and estate. She had 2 wills which the first she listed my sister executor and at her death it would me me. The second will was to list u… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
8,761 satisfied customers
My grandmother died left my mother a large amount of money
my grandmother died left my mother a large amount of money now my mom is divorcing my dad she is living on her own I think all this was put in her head bye her sister and brother but that's not the pr… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
8,503 satisfied customers
My mother passed away and my sister is listed on the will as
My mother passed away and my sister is listed on the will as the executor. She does not want to fulfill the role and lives out of state. I was the POA, but how can I complete the executor functions? I… read more
legalgems
legalgems
Juris Doctorate
21,152 satisfied customers
2 years ago my father became ill, and my sister got power of
2 years ago my father became ill, and my sister got power of attorney, he died shortly after, it seems my mothers name was also on it, not sure why. since my father died i have been paying my mothers … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
3,302 satisfied customers
My mother is dying (NJ), my sister is her primary caretaker
My mother is dying (NJ), my sister is her primary caretaker and has forced my mother to sign the family home over to her. She lives there totally off my mothers income. My other sister was given sole … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
39,437 satisfied customers
My mother who passed away over a year ago promised her
My mother who passed away over a year ago promised her wedding ring to my daughter when she was alive , my father told me and my two sister he was there when mom told her this but both sisters have de… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 satisfied customers
I am the executor of my mother's estate. My sister is going
I am the executor of my mother's estate. My sister is going thru an ugly divorce and my soon to be ex brotherinlaw wants to subpoena me to try to get 1/2 of anything my mom left to my sister… read more
mkc1959
mkc1959
Attorney
Doctor of Jurisprudence
616 satisfied customers
My biological father died 3/2011 in PA. His wife HATED me.
My biological father died 3/2011 in PA. His wife HATED me. I was adopted by step dad not soon enough for her. When he died there was NO mention of a will etc. I find this funny. He sent me birthday ca… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,978 satisfied customers
My sister has most/all family photos and albums since my sister
My sister has most/all family photos and albums since my sister took possession of them from my mother belongings ( after my Mother passed away in 1994) My mother left no will etc, and that was about … read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
11,978 satisfied customers
My father passed away on February 16, 2013. He lived most
My father passed away on February 16, 2013. He lived most of his life in Newport News, VA with my mother until she passed away on January 5, 2004. He tried to continue living in their 5 bedroom house … read more
stevexo
stevexo
Criminal Defense Attorney
Doctoral Degree
992 satisfied customers
I seeking help for me to care for terminally ill sister who
Hello, I seeking help for me to care for terminally ill sister who has cancer who has been sent home with hospice. I live in Inwood, WV and she lives in Lenzburg, IL. I am. Currently in ILlinois with … read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
My aunt passed away (in Hemet, Ca) July 13, 2012. Her caretaker
My aunt passed away (in Hemet, Ca) July 13, 2012. Her caretaker (step daughter) said she had Power of attorney (I don't have any proof of it, but assume truthful) during the 18 months she cared for my… read more
stevexo
stevexo
Criminal Defense Attorney
Doctoral Degree
992 satisfied customers
I am 62 years old. My only living sister is 65. Our mother
I am 62 years old. My only living sister is 65. Our mother is 87 and recently had her will updated. I live 8 hours away from the two of them so my mom appointed my sister as her agent (attorney-in-fac… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My Mom is still alive just turned 94, but no longer recognizes
My Mom is still alive just turned 94, but no longer recognizes us, 4 children. My Dad passed away several years ago. My sister was asked by my Mother to move in to my Mom's home. My sister moved in al… read more
Jane Doe Deer
Jane Doe Deer
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
3,870 satisfied customers
My name is Vuyelwa Violet Mtimkulu, i have a 15yrs old sister
My name isXXXXX i have a 15yrs old sister and our mother passed away in 2007,and since then no has been appointed as a legal guardian but now i want to add her on my medical aid and they need proof of… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,742 satisfied customers
My mother and my sister and my sisters husband bought ...
My mother and my sister and my sister''s husband bought land together. My mother died before it was paid off and also had no will. They did not live on the land at the time of my mothers death, but my… 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:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

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

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Lawyer

14,379 satisfied customers

30 years as a family law lawyer .

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,978 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

4,087 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,966 satisfied customers

Attorney with 19 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,302 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

3,181 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