Archive for the ‘probate’ tag
My mom just passed and my sister won’t tell me anything about her estate. What can I do? Brenda Alexander Barely Legal Radio w/ Joe Escalante The estate must go through probate. This is a public process. You can view any documents filed in the probate department at the county courthouse where your mother died […]
Is an Adopted Sibling Treated Differently than a Biological Sibling During Probate? And More Legal Q&A – Free Joe – 2/8/13
Kurt: We have an adopted brother in our family. How would he fare were he to survive a brother with no family, no will. Is he excluded as a non blood relative? We are in the State of Wisconsin
Joe Escalante: A valid adoption would make him a blood relative in the eyes of the probate court…
I shared an idea with someone over a meal. The other party was not presented with a NDA. But the other party verbally agreed to not disclose this idea to anyone. How binding is it to send an email hours or days later? Thanking for dinner and also reminding the other party to keep our discussion private. Almost as a post-defacto NDA.
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.
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?
Diluting shares of holders within a C Corporation, Selling burial plots and More – Free Joe Friday 3/4/11
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. Ethan: To Free Joe: My name is Ethan, I am 24 years old and I recently moved from Wichita Falls, TX to Dallas, TX […]