Archive for the ‘Estate Planning’ tag
Last month, at 71 years of age, Lou Reed died from complications of liver disease. But that was not the end nor how his fans will remember him. A few weeks later in Lincoln Center, several hundred fans gathered together to celebrate his life and music. The New Yorker article said that Reed’s widow, Laurie [...]
The estate of John Demjanjuk, a convicted Nazi war criminal, is asking that the full panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals hear its appeal regarding Demjanjuk’s revoked United States citizenship. Earlier this summer, a three-judge appellate panel upheld the lower court’s ruling denying the estate’s request to restore Demjanjuk’s citizenship. The estate is [...]
What’s the Difference Between Separation and Divorce? And More Free Legal Advice – Free Joe Friday 9/9/11
Candy: What’s the difference between separation and divorce? Joe Escalante: A divorce ends the marriage permanently. A legal separation does not. You have a court order that outlines the rights and responsibilities of each spouse while they are living apart, but you are still legally married. You cannot marry another during this time for example. That would be bigamy, or an HBO series.
My friend wants to leave house & assets to her husband if she passes, but at his death have everything come back to her beneficiaries, not his family. How does she do this?
On Tuesdays and Fridays, attorney Joe Escalante answers legal questions for free on the LegalZoom Facebook Page. Did you miss the last Free Joe? Don’t worry. We’ve got it all right here. Bill: QUESTION FOR ATTORNEY JOE: As a presenter, can I use clips from movies and television shows in my presentation, embedded in my [...]
My son’s father passed away 1 1/2 yrs ago and had a life insurance policy but unfortunately did not make his last payment. The payment was due in October and he died in January. We spoke directly to the insurance company and they denied the claim because of the missing payment. We contacted the state insurance dept and they stated the company did not break any state laws. Is there anything else we can do to fight the insurance company?
Is there any thing illegal about people sending money to White House to help pay off debt. we’ve sent money to other countries how does that work?
We have a judgement against us for $11,304, at this time, they are garnishing my wages for $3,000 of that. Now, we find out that they have put a hold on our checking account for the full amount of $11,304. Can they do that, and if so, how is that possible?
Constitutional Law and the Osama Bin Laden Killing, Plus More Legal Answers – Free Joe Friday 5/6/11
How do you go about legally improving a product that is already out there. I found a product for humans that I wish to change somewhat and use for animals. How does one go about this?
Every Friday, attorney Joe Escalante answers legal questions for free on the LegalZoom Facebook Page. Did you miss last week’s Free Joe Friday? Don’t worry. We’ve got it all right here. Marilyn: Hi Joe… My question is: I have POA and MPOA for my mother who has ALZ… My brother was also on the documents [...]