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Dear Ms. Allison: My dad and stepmom are doing their new Wills. She wants to adopt me so there will be no problems with me being included in the inheritance. I have lived with them since I was 11, and now I am 19. My birth mother is not happy with this at all. Is…

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Dear Ms. Allison: I am my husband’s second wife. If my spouse dies and the house is in both of our names and I pay the mortgage on time, can I stay? My husband owned this house with his first wife, who passed 2014. He and I got married last month. Now he is putting…

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Dear Ms. Allison: How do I leave my grandson some property that has been handed down through generations, but can never be sold. I inherited my great grandfather’s land, but it can never be sold, so I don’t know how to pass it on. Anonymous in Pontotoc County Dear Anonymous: You do not say why…

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Dear Ms. Allison: My grandma is 98 years old and has a very spoiled, much loved dog. Fuzz is the 6-year old puppy of Grandma’s favorite poodle, Peaches, which lived to be 17 years old. She figures Fuzz will outlive her and she may be right. She wants me to take the dog, but my…

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Dear Ms. Allison: What is the minimum cost of writing and recording a Will? PS in Oklahoma City Dear PS: No one can tell you the cost to write a Will until she or he knows how complicated your estate matter is. Anyone who tells you you are getting a Will for $X before they…

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Dear Ms. Allison: My father married and then, a month later, divorced. He then wrote a Will and gave me a copy. They proceeded to live together and he bought several places. When property was purchased it was put in as husband and wife. Since they were not married, is this still binding? [Name Withheld]…

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