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Is a child responsible for their deceased parent's medical bills?

If there was no money left in your father's estate to pay off his …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 16 days ago

Does my deceased mother will still have to be honored?

Even if some property listed in the will is no longer available, or some …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 16 days ago

What is a 'contingent' beneficiary

A contingent beneficiary is the person (or entity) who receives a bequest under the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can an executor decide to put money willed to someone into a Trust without their permission?

The executor must comply with the provisions in the Will.  The executor cannot alter …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Can the executor of a Will decide how money is distributed to a beneficiary?

The executor has to follow the provisions set forth in the Will; not modify …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago