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rights of the Beneficiary

A:  The power of attorney expired upon death. Is her sister the named executor? I'm not sure how the sister is accessing the bank account now that the aunt is dead, was she also named on the account? I'm not sure why you need the sister to transfer anything to you. If you are the named beneficiary, just go to the bank and get the money. You probably need a copy of the death certificate. Does your aunt's sister realize that you are the named beneficiary? She might now know. "Her sister has been taking money out of them to pay for funeral costs, which I totally support." She shouldn't be doing that, given you are pay-on-death beneficiary. I also presume that her sister has gone through the legal motions of filing intestacy/died without will paperwork and being...

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Do i have rights in this relationship?

A:  Originally posted by suspect40 What is the name of your state? New Mexico and I have a discipline problem. What are my rights? ================================== My response: You have the right to get more discipline. Yee Haaaw! Ride ''em, cowboy! Seriously, since you''re not married, you''re not protected under the New Mexico marital laws. So, in all candor, you only have the right to move out whenever you like, and to take only those things that are yours, and that you have a receipt or title to. By the way, I have no idea what you meant by "I have a discipline problem". That''s it, baby. IAAL...

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landlord refuses to do anything about loud tenants,what can I do?Need Help in Mass

A:  quote:Originally posted by jsy48...aol.com:I have been having this problem for several months. the tenants below me play their music extreemly loud until 3 and 4am.(sometimes 5am.)There is people going in and out most of the night. I have talked to them about it several times.That worked for awhile, the police have been called several times also. Now they refuse to answer the door when I pound on it,but turn the music down somewhat only to turn it up every now and then to rock me out of bed. I have called the landlord several times to complain,so far he has done nothing to remedie the situation.He tells me there''s nothing he can do.What are my rights?can I take them both to court? I am having no luck finding another apartment to rent.I would apreciate any help or...

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I want equal costody of my 15 yr old son

A:  "What are my rights?" Your rights are to hire a family law attorney and seek a court order for whatever custody-visitation arrangement you want. You're also free to go pick up your kid anytime you like absent a court order that gives her sole legal-physical custody. I wouldn't recommend this as a DIY project. You have the right to go to court and seek equal custody. personally, unless you live very close to each other that is very hard on a kid. . You can go to court and ask the judge to give you the arrangements that you have now. Plus, like mentioned if there is no court order you can get him and not return him. You can also ask an attorney to get you an an emergency hearing for...

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In Pa, what r the consequences if an executor commits fraud

A:  First off, there's a big difference between fraud and "questionable behavior" -- they aren't one and the same. "What are my options as a beneficiary?" To file a motion to compel full accounting, among others. "How long do I have to contest the will." I'm sure that deadline is long passed. "Should their estate be closed out now?" Not necessarily. Talk with a local estate-probate attorney. Laymans take: You may be too late to contest the terms now. I'd go look at/copy the actual probate files 1 year is not exceptionally long but its getting up there--especially if there are no claims or disputes.. Sloppy or inept admiistration by itself may not be illegal--just what do you mean--to raid the estate/pocket the funds may be illegal---...

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My Ex is Threatening to Take me to Court to Fight over Visitation, What Should I Do?

A:  “My ex husband has not made an attempt to see our son who is now 9 for 7 years now. He is paying child support only because I filed with the Department of Revenue and they garnish it right out of his check. We both have remarried and my husband is the only father that my son has known, although he does know “about” his biological father. My ex is now threatening me that if I don’t stop the Department of Revenue from garnishing his wages, he will take me to court to fight for visitation. Visitation was never set up when we got divorced because he was in the military stationed in Germany. I feel that he has already given up the right to see him, but I know the law states differently. What can I do to prevent this from happening? I couldn’t force or make him want...

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can his mother evict girlfriend of 7 years after his death?

A:  I don't have much good news for you here. She had an attorney. You did not. If you two had been legally married to each other, you would have had the legal standing to challenge the mother. But, you don't, by your own admission. Unless you can find something legally defective about the actual eviction process, I don't have much hope for you. The burden likely is on you, not her. Be prepared to move or have the sheriff toss you and your belongings onto the street. Alot of what you are asking is not really LL/Tenant but Divorce, probate and wills. Might try posting there. As for the eviction; you are currently a legal stranger the BF and as such you do not have much to stand on in the way of any claim to the property. The law does not do very well...

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If someone dies without a will in british columbia, what happens to the estate?

A:  I am not a lawyer and good for me for that. If someone dies intestate (without a will), then the government has written a will that they will follow in distributing the estate. It is not likely that the common-law wife will get anything from the estate. If she is the beneficiary of the life insurance then she will get that. It is up to her to decide what should be done with that money....

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Ex threatening to sue in Small Claims

A:  I'd ignore him unless and until I was served with a summons and complaint. "What I'd like to know is, what are my rights in this case?" Not sure what you mean here. Your right is to defend your position that it was a gift if he sues you. "Also, what steps can I take?" To ...? "How would this work out?" Again, he'd have to figure out how to file a complaint against you where you live and do that. Given he'd have to pay far more than a few hundred bucks to get to-from Alaska (and that money would not be recoverable), I say ignore him. "As for the rights and steps, I simply meant if there were any actions in particular I would need to take in the event that he did file the claim."...

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Request of Medical Records

A:  Neither you or your mother have any standing to request medical records or commence an action. The Executor of her estate is the one to request medical records or commence an action on behalf of her estate. Assuming this would be her husband, he should consult a medical malpractice attorney in state where the malpractice occurred. In California, Code of Civil Procedure §377.60 identifies all of the persons who are proper parties to bring a wrongful death case. Proper parties include the decedent's surviving spouse, domestic partner, children, and children of pre-deceased children. If there is no surviving children of the deceased, any persons, including the surviving spouse or domestic partner, who would otherwise be entitled to inherent the property of...