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How Do I Prove Capacity When Making a Will?

Under what conditions can other family members contest my mother's legal paperwork due to questions about her comptency? Is the best protection her Doctors' recommendation? She has early Alzheimers and I know my siblings are documenting her memory problems and do not honor her wishes even now.

07/20/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Florida   |   #17670

Which Form Do I Need for Contesting A Will?

Looking to contest the appointment (already appointed by will_ of the executrix of my mothers will but possibly having the court appoint one. Appears to be a lack of impartiality when making decisions concerning my mothers wishes. Is there a form.

06/24/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: California   |   #17169

What can I do to ensure my mother's assets are divided equally?

My sister, with whom I was very close, had told me, a niece, and another sister that she wanted to add my name to the deed of her home. She had an extensive portfolio of investments with my other siblings as beneficiaries. I was not then named as a beneficiary on any of those. When she became hospitalized for cancer, she had my sister call to have me come to Washington, DC t...

05/17/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Massachusetts   |   #16696

I was left a life insurance policy by my friend who passed but his wife is fighting me for the funds

I lived with my companion for 5 years. When he died he had left his life insurance to me. He was not divorced from his wife and now the wife has the insurance frozen and her attorney says that she will be the one to receive the insurance because of something having to do with her assets. I do not understand this fully and need advice.

04/29/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: ALL   |   #16445

How can I get a copy of my dad's will since my step mother is not cooperating?

My dad passed away recently and I know he had a will and some money was set aside for me and my brother. My mom passed away 20 years ago and my dad remarried 12 years ago.Therefore I have a step-mom who told me a week before my dad passed that she thought she would give my brother and me 'the money' a little at a time instead of all at once. Then on the day we buried dad she sa...

04/29/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Texas   |   #16359

What to do if I believe mt mother's will was not followed?

A conservator and a guardian were in control at my mothers time of death. There was a will; the original was misplaced but court visitor placed copy in Estate court case. They did not use the will my mother made, and they have not dispersed the personal property of my mothers. All was to be split between my brother and myself. Now they have closed the estate with notice I cann...

04/28/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: ALL   |   #16234

Would a copy of the Will be available for viewing somewhere?

We have a Revocable Living Trust Agreement and a Will that we states the Trustee is to distribute property as stated on a seperate, dated writing, in existence at the time of death. We believe wishes are not being carried out according to this writing but we have not seen a copy of said writing. Don't these records become public after death? There is also a clause in the will t...

04/27/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: ALL   |   #16215

Is there a statute in Wisconsin regarding collecting on money given to an heir marked 'loan' ?

Looking for a statute in Wisconsin regarding collecting on money given to an heir marked 'loan' or not marked as gift that was never paid back to the deceased. Estate is in probate. Looking for any caselaw where, in such a situation, the personal representative won a money judgement for the estate against the heir. Must apply to Wisconsin. Need solid support because heir w...

04/13/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #15979

What rights does my wife have to her mother estate if there was no will

My wife’s mother just died in Tennessee without a will. Her property is in her mother's name. The house on the property is in her mother's and surviving father in law's name. What rights to the estate does my wife have? She was working on a new will but died without signing it.

03/09/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Tennessee   |   #15496

How can I dispute my father's will if I know his wishes we not followed?

If I am about to lose my home and I have a very wealthy uncle (That has my fathers stock 22 million) is there such thing as a hardship where I could get the money from him through a lawyer? He wont talk to me because he took my fathers stock when he was dying and heavily medicated. This was to be mine and my sisters money when he passed, so, my uncle wont speak to us because he...

02/10/2009   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Will Contests   |   State: Washington   |   #15215
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