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Do I have to cancel my will in order to use the revokable trust document?

Generally, your Last Will and Testament will be revoked when you create a Living Trust, and you can destroy the Will after that. I suggest to schedule a consultation with your Legal Zoom law firm provider for the further details. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

If a descendant does not probate a will how do you rectify it? There are no objections but distribution needs to occur.

There are not enough details to answer the question as each state would have a different procedure on how to fix it. Which state did the person who's will it is die in?

Cody Cooper's offices are located in Pasadena, California. Cody Cooper is licensed to practice law in the state of California and their comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Real Estate Lease

Lanlord be able to get credit score from potential tenant?

In California, the landlord may consider your credit score in deciding whether to rent premises to you. When you submit a rental application, the landlord must obtain your signed consent to run a background check on you and may charge you an application screening fee. Also, if you request the landlord must give you the copy of the report. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Can cleaning fees be charged when a tenant moves out? May these fees be withheld from the security deposit?

In California, cleaning fee could be withheld from the tenant's deposit, but only to restore the unit to the condition it was in at the beginning of the tenancy. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Disability

Can I lose my benefits. If my fiancé received a settlement.. And we're not married?..

It is unclear what type of benefits you refer to. It is further unclear what type of disability benefit relies upon fiance wealth. A more thorough analysis is required and I recommend you schedule a consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Is it illegally to have a class a drivers license if you get on ssdi?

Eligibility is not an automatic bar to obtaining or maintaining a driver's license. The type of disability may be related to the privilege to drive. State's have different laws and you are encouraged to schedule a consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Bankruptcy

I have a va home loan do I qualify for chapter '13?

The type of backing for a mortgage doesn't impact Bankruptcy. A number of factors determine whether you would be eligible for Bankruptcy and what Chapter(s). To discuss your situation more fully, in the context of your State, I urge you to schedule a consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

New york fee for bankrupcty?

Bankruptcy fees are Federal and not generally State specific. They are also public information documented on the US Federal District Courts - Bankruptcy Court fees are all listed on line. You can also schedule a consultation with your LegalZoom provider law firm for a fuller consultation. Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

Prenuptial Agreement

I have no assets getting married my family has a lot I will inherit will prenup work?

Generally, in California, your inheritance will be considered as your separate asset as long as you do not commingle it with a Community property. Therefore, despite having a prenuptial agreement, inheritance from your family members will be your separate property and only yours. However, it is recommended to speak with a Family law attorney to discuss necessity of a prenuptial agreement for other purposes and other assets. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova’s offices are located in Pasadena, California. Viktoriya Shaykhutdinova is licensed to practice law in in the state of California and her comments may only apply to that state. If your question applies to a different state, you should check with an attorney in that state. The information is not, nor is it intended to be a legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.