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  • Steps to Closing a Probate Estate?
    Steps to Closing a Probate Estate?

    Is it required during closing of an estate a signed release waiver of the admin/executor by the beneficiaries? Generally, an estate is closed by the filing of an affidavit by the executor. Attached to ...

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  • Florida Trust Question
    Florida Trust Question

    If you create a revocable trust in FL can you transfer a house from RI into that trust and have it be valid? We live in RI but vacation in FL for 4 months. We own a house in each state. We created a ...

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  • Probate and Estate
    Probate and Estate

    I was told I need a letter of administration to access the medical records of my father, deceased 14 years. Courts I’ve called don’t seem to know how to go about it. This is simply for medical reasons ...

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  • I Am Listed on Farther Will, with Other Sibling as Owner of House to Be Sold. Well Executive of Estate Sold House and Has All
    I Am Listed on Farther Will, with Other Sibling as Owner of House to Be Sold. Well Executive of Estate Sold House and Has All

    If he had a will you have the right to demand it be filed with the probate court. In fact, under state law, if the will is not filed after notice is given, you can file it yourself. If you believe you ...

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  • I Need a Probate Lawyer In Florida. Do I Need Two Lawyers, One in RI or Is the One in Florida Enough?
    I Need a Probate Lawyer In Florida. Do I Need Two Lawyers, One in RI or Is the One in Florida Enough?

    My experience with time share units is that they will transfer upon death to the surviving spouse provided they receive a copy of the death certificate and the fees are paid current. I would start ...

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  • Does My Mother in Law Paying off the Mortgages on My Deceased Father, and Her House Affect My Inheritance Amount
    Does My Mother in Law Paying off the Mortgages on My Deceased Father, and Her House Affect My Inheritance Amount

    If there was a Will that document would govern te distribution of the assets. If there was no Will then state law governs. What she pays or doesn’t pay can get a bit sticky in these circumstances. ...

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