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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 15 days 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 22 days 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 3 months ago

Contest of Will

Yes, it is. The fact is that a parent can indeed disinheirt a child. …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago