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How should I proceed if my mother-in-law left no Will and had live-in boyfriend of 15 years who is not cooperating?

Legally, she could make him the beneficiary, give him keepsakes or possessions, and pay …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 12 days ago

Does CA irrevocable trust supersede the need for letters testamentary?

The checks are made out to the "estate of": they are not made out …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago

Inheritance

You could file an objection or challenge to the distribution of his estate (assuming …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 19 days ago

If my brother is listed on my mom's bank account, does all the money go to him upon her death?

If your brother is the only other name on your late mother's bank account, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 22 days ago

My mother has been put into a Alzheimer's hospital, how can I get a copy of her Trust?

A will only takes effect when the person who made the will (the "testator") …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 23 days ago