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Dear Ms. Allison: My mother died a couple of years ago. When she did, my stepfather put his name on the house. It is the house my grandmother gifted to my mother to give to me and my sisters upon her passing. My mother did not get around to writing a Will and putting the…

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Dear Ms. Allison: The non-custodial parent and I went to mediation and couldn’t agree on things. My old lawyer and the mediator told me to just the sign papers agreeing to what the non-custodial wanted because a judge would just give the non-custodial what he wanted. Afterwards, I found a new lawyer and asked questions.…

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Dear Ms. Allison: Is there responsibility to make it up to me if my lawyer walks out of my mediation? My trust was being mediated and we were in the mediation session. My lawyer was negotiating. Then he walked out of the meeting. He had his associate continue, but from that point on, the negotiations…

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Dear Ms. Allison: My sister was appointed Trustee to my parents’ living trust. My brothers and I do not believe she will fairly divide the assets between all of us. She didn’t handle his life insurance right when my father died, and let it lapse. So why would she do things right when mother goes?…

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