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Must all benefciairies in a Will be present for the reading?

Contrary to what is depicated on TV and in movies, there is no such …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 days ago

Can my sister legally sell my mother's house for $50,000 less than what it's worth?

An executor has a "fiduciary duty" to the heirs and beneficiaries, to do what …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Is a life insurance policy connected to the probate process?

Life insurance proceeds are not considered to be an asset of an estate; they …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Am I entitled to an inheritance if my father passed away 7 months ago without a Will?

When some dies "intestate" (i.e. without a Will), then the intestacy laws of the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Can the lawyer that did my dad's will talk to me about what's in it?

No, the lawyer cannot speak with you: you are not his client. If you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 months ago