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Who has the right to administer an estate?

If there is a will, the person(s) named in the will as executor will …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

In Iowa, can I make a change to a will by writing it out and sign and date it

If the change is not a substantial one, then you can execute a "codicil". …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 13 days ago

Is my wife automatically responsible for her brother's mobile home? He passed away with no will and no other relation.

Your wife could only become liable IF she chooses to inherit the home: if …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 29 days ago

Cashing a CD

Yes, the granddaughter could sue the executor for the money. An executor is obligated …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

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 1 month ago