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Can someone who was a joint account holder on my mother's bank account take all the money in the account after her death?

Yes, unfortunately you are correct. In making your nephew a joint account holder, your …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

How do you find out if a sister left something to her brother if there is no Will?

If there is no will, then she put nothing aside for anyone: only a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

My mother passed away and left her house to my brother and myself in her Will.

Who is named as executor in the will? That person needs to file the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

What rights does the executor of a Will have?

A valid will is enforceable. A person named as executor in the will has …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 months ago

In Rhode Island, The deceased has no will, and leaves an automobile,

I am so sorry for your loss.  If the automobile is worth less than …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 12 months ago