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Recent Legal Answers from Lawyers

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No.  You must first be appointed administrator or executor of her estate. 
No.  You must first be appointed administrator or executor of her estate. 

My mother in law is dying but has no will

Answered a hour ago by attorney Terry Lynn Garrett   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Estate Planning
Hire a local probate lawyer and file the New York State equivalent of an Application for Determination of Heirship and Issuance of Letters of Administration.
Hire a local probate lawyer and file the New York State equivalent of an Application for Determination of Heirship and Issuance of Letters of... Read More
Every employer with 15 or more employees must provide reasonable accommodations which do not cause the employer an undue hardship. If the equipment you need has been provided to others then it should be provided to you. However when employees work from home they often use some of their own equipment. Ask whether this employer has policies, written, which describe what it's expectations are. Employers who have concerns about the confidentiality of their information often provide equipment because they have more control over such information. The ADA interactive process is a give and take. It works best with amicable negotiation. It was not designed to force employers to incur expenses which it's business model does not support. It's great that this business wants to help the disabled. Ask them to tell you how that usually works for them and negotiate.... Read More
Every employer with 15 or more employees must provide reasonable accommodations which do not cause the employer an undue hardship. If the equipment... Read More

When is a good time to get a lawyer?

Answered 20 hours ago by attorney Scott Bocchio   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Social Security Disability
When the time comes if you wish to seek assistance Our door will be open.  Feel free to call my office at Toll Free 855-254-7841   Attorney Scott F. Bocchio   
When the time comes if you wish to seek assistance Our door will be open.  Feel free to call my office at Toll Free... Read More

SSI and disability lawers

Answered 20 hours ago by attorney Scott Bocchio   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Social Security Disability
If you are within the 60 days I would suggest that you file an appeal. 
If you are within the 60 days I would suggest that you file an appeal. 

What are my chances of receiving disability?

Answered 20 hours ago by attorney Scott Bocchio   |   1 Answer   |  Legal Topics: Social Security Disability
You should apply for Social Security Disability and see if your eligible.   Our office would be happy to assist and answer  any questions you may have regarding the process.    Sincerely,   Attorney Scott F. Bocchio P 855-254-7841 www.yourlegalrightsadvocates.com ... Read More
You should apply for Social Security Disability and see if your eligible.   Our office would be happy to assist and answer  any... Read More

Can I contest my fathers will?

Answered 21 hours ago by attorney Michael D. Siegel   |   2 Answers   |  Legal Topics: Wills and Probate
You definitely can contest.  The will does not meet the statutory requirements of execution based on the witness issue.  The anti lapse law does not apply.  Failed bequests pass by intestacy, which means to you.
You definitely can contest.  The will does not meet the statutory requirements of execution based on the witness issue.  The anti lapse law... Read More
Nothing.  Keep paying.  The servicing rights will be sold, but you may still pay to the same place.
Nothing.  Keep paying.  The servicing rights will be sold, but you may still pay to the same place.
The truth is you are likely an employee, and calling you an independent contractor is tax and employment fraud by the employer.  Call the NYS Dept. of Labor.
The truth is you are likely an employee, and calling you an independent contractor is tax and employment fraud by the employer.  Call the NYS... Read More
While it is a technical default under the HELOC to transfer the title, you can do it if you are giving it to someone who does not care (like a family member).  However, you have bigger issues.  If you are building another house and selling it, you need to create a separate tax lot, which requires filings with the town to make a subdivision.  Also, a third party will require the HELOC to be paid off.  The HELOC people will not carve out property from the lien.  Also, you will need permits, etc., for the construction.... Read More
While it is a technical default under the HELOC to transfer the title, you can do it if you are giving it to someone who does not care (like a family... Read More