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Can a family member sign as a witness to a will

It would not be a good idea to have family members sign as witnesses …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

How to remove a person from a home that is part of an estate?

As the administrator, you have a "fiduciary duty" to protect estate assets. Additionally, you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can we be prosecuted as power of attorney?

Yes, you could face criminal prosecution, unless you have permission (in writing! so you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Does the money in a account of a deceased person and a joint owner go to the estate of the deceased or to the joint owner?

Joint ownership determines the distribution of an account upon death; in other words the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Land Trust Set-Up

No, an executrix cannot put the property into a land trust without the consent …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago