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Will or trust

You can have a will which establishes a trust (called a "testamentary trust," because …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 20 days ago

what do we do with her money?

If there is no will, it will go to her children--ultimately. One of them …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Is a deed marked joint tenants assumed to be WROS or in Common?

Yes, a joint tenants would almost certainly be considered to be "joint tenants with …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

we need to give a sister her share of my Dad's estate , but has been missing for over twenty years.

I am so sorry for your loss.  Your issues with the distribution are complicated …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago

Is a Will enough to keep my house out of probate? Or do I need a Trust to keep my house out of probate?

A will does NOT avoid probate:  a will MUST be probated to give it …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 months ago