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Can an attorney be discharged for being unavailable for a long period of time?

An attorney can be fired with or without cause.  The attorney will charge for …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago

If a person has no Will but their spouse has power of attorney, can it be used instead to distribute assets, etc.?

The power of attorney won't be effective because it terminates at death.  If there isn't …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 5 years ago

Since I'm the oldest of 3 kids but I was adopted at age 14 by my stepdad, if my biological father dies am I entitled …

Once an adoption takes place, the right to inherit from your natural parent is …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

Can I use a summary administration procedure and avoid probate if I want to live in my deceased mother's home?

If your mother's estate is of nominal value, there is a good chance that …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 years ago