Legal

Ask a lawyer and get answers to your legal questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Legal Questions
My sister just passed away on aug 14. all she has is a small
my sister just passed away on aug 14. all she has is a small bank account and a 2004 car. what is the law about her car. … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,584 satisfied customers
My sister died April 16, 2018 she had an adopted 3 yr old
My sister died April 16, 2018 she had an adopted 3 yr old son who is now in my care. She had no beneficiary on her bank account. The bank closed her account. How can I go about getting the funds trans… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
13,790 satisfied customers
My mother recently passed away after living near me in the
My mother recently passed away after living near me in Virginia the past 7 years. She has a will drawn up by an attorney, leaving her assets to me and my 2 sisters in equal shares. She owned no real e… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
17,121 satisfied customers
My question is my twin sister and I are on my mom's bank
My question is my twin sister and I are on my mom's bank accounts. We take care of her. When she passes does the remaining balance in her account belong to us since we are account holders too? My mom … read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,619 satisfied customers
My brother and I share a checking account with our
My brother and I share a checking account with our 97-year-old mother. All 3 names are ***** ***** account. Will it be a problem for us to withdraw all of the money ($80,000 ) if she should pass away,… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,584 satisfied customers
Well, you told me how to complete the petition for probate
Well, you told me how to complete the petition for probate but did not tell me that I also needed to complete along with it the probate case cover sheet and certificate of grounds for assignment to di… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,953 satisfied customers
April 8, 2011 my sister died of pancreactic cancer at M D Anderson
April 8, 2011 my sister died of pancreactic cancer at M D Anderson Hospital, Houston, Tx. Mother was told by the hospital that all she needed was to send them a copy of the death certificate. After al… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
My mother and i were joint owners of a bank account. She died.
My mother and i were joint owners of a bank account. She died. Do i have any responsibility to account for the money in the account to siblings either prior to her death or after?… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Lawyer, Consultant
Doctoral Degree
8,238 satisfied customers
my father passed away and he did not have a will. he did not
my father passed away and he did not have a will. he did not remarry but was living with a woman and had a joint checking account with her. being that i am his daughter do i have any legal rights to h… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
37,816 satisfied customers
my name is Carroll Wyatt,i was divorced in the state of florida
my name isXXXXX was divorced in the state of florida and was paying alimoniy to my ex-wife for the past 11 years in the divorce it clearly states that this will be paid by income deduction order throu… read more
xavierjd
xavierjd
Juris Doctor
3,361 satisfied customers
My sister died, Im next of kin on the death certificate. Cant find her ca
My sister died, I'm next of kin on the death certificate. Can't find her car title (paid off). How do I get the car insured under my name? How do I apply for new title? How do I get the title put in m… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,167 satisfied customers
my husband and his father,had a falling out,and are not getting
my husband and his father,had a falling out,and are not getting along well.my husbands sister past away over a year ago,and nobody bothered to tell my husband that his sister was dead,my husband is th… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
I have a multi-folded question. My mother died January 9,2010.
I have a multi-folded question. My mother died January 9,2010. She had appointed me with her Durable Power of Attorney which was filed with the County Recorder's Office. I have her original will. In t… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17,183 satisfied customers
My mother recently passed away and there are 3 sisters that
My mother recently passed away and there are 3 sisters that are left behind. My mother didn't leave a will and she told us that we all had bank accounts with our names on them. We checked the banks an… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
18,308 satisfied customers
hello, my neice father passed away, he had a will, her other
hello, my neice father passed away, he had a will, her other siblings has read the will. They will not let her know the will content. She is the youngest. How can she find out the information? And dur… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My Father past away in June. He lived in Missouri where my
My Father past away in June. He lived in Missouri where my oldest sister cared for him. Our parents never made a will. My sister is on fixed income and no drivers licence. So she and I made a verbal a… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,994 satisfied customers
My mother passed away on 01/30/08 in NH. She was 80 ...
My mother passed away on 01/30/08 in NH. She was 80 years old and had 3 heart attacks and COPD in Denver, CO. As my sister is a nurse and lives 4 miles from the nursing home where my mother would be, … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
MY SISTER IS THE EXC OVER MY DADS ESTATE AND BEFORE HE DIED ...
MY SISTER IS THE EXC OVER MY DADS ESTATE AND BEFORE HE DIED HE PUT HIS BANK ACCTS IN ALL OUR NAMES. THE DAY AFTER MY FATHER DIED SHE TOOK MONEY OUT OF HIS SAVINGS ACCT TO FLY MY BROTHER AND HIS WIFE A… 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:

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

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

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,658 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

22,843 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

44,266 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo Senmartin

Guillermo Senmartin

Lawyer

301 satisfied customers

Principal Attorney at Guillermo J. Senmartin, P.A.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

17,183 satisfied customers

Multiple jurisdictions, specialize in business/contract disputes, estate creation and administration.

< 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