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Does my father have any rights to his deceased half-brothers unclaimed property?

I am so sorry for his loss.  If he died without a Will then …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 days ago

Can a non-professional family member trustee ask $50 an hour for Trust work?

Illinois does not have a statute that sets a trustees fees.  It is determined …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 13 days ago

Can I legally prohibit my brother-in-law from entering my mother's condo to retrieve clothes for his child and anything else?

First, are you the executor (if there is  will) or personal representative of your …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 21 days ago

Executor's lawyer advising we can skip probate in Illinois with Real Estate still in estate

I am so sorry for your loss.  I would get a second opinion on …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

How do I set up an estate account?

Yes, you need to be the executor appointed by the will, and have that …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago