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Will one state recognize a Will from another state?

So long as your Will was valid in the state in which it was …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 days ago

Can my parents override their will on their own with a new letter?

They can override thier own will with a new will, but not with a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Is the spouse entitled to a portion of a revocable Trust if it reads

We assume you mean the spouse of the deceased sibling--if that is not what …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

Is a child responsible for the cost of a funeral when the spouse/executor refuses to pay?

Yes, the funeral home should put a claim against the estate. A person is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 months ago

How long does an estate trustee have to notify beneficiaries of the trust?

I am so sorry for your loss and for the situation.  You are quite …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago