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20-0847084 Urgent

Probate

Woman in her early 50s needs assistance with completing a probate for her mother's estate. Client was previously represented by an attorney, who had to withdraw due to firm departure. There is an active probate matter. Judge has determined heirship, but has not appointed an administrator. Client's primary goal is to gain access to her mother's bank account, and the bank is requiring letters of administration before moving forward. Client needs assistance with being named the administrator for the estate and to finalize the estate settlement. Client was impacted by Hurricane Harvey.


Harris County

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21-0885911 Urgent

Divorce - No Children and No Real Property

Unemployed man in his mid 40s seeking to obtain assistance regarding a divorce with no real property and no children. Client was served in September 2021, while we were searching a pro bono attorney to assist him. Client filed a pro se- answer (general denial), along with the statement of inability to afford court costs on 10/11/21. Client needs assistance with finalizing his divorce. Spouse filed and was granted a Protective Order in December 2021. Client and his wife need to divide personal property obtained during marriage including furniture, appliances, and a dog. The couple also started a company during the marriage that has been dormant since the separation, which Client would like to keep. Client also wishes to obtain his personal belongings from the marital home. Client expects his rental assistance to end soon and is currently relying on family members to assist him with paying bills. Client was impacted by multiple disasters, including Harvey and Winter Storm Uri.


Harris County

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21-0911512

Estate Planning Documents

Spanish-speaking, widowed mother in her early 60s needs assistance to obtain Durable Power of Attorney and other advanced planning documents as needed. Client would like the peace of mind which comes with knowing that in the event of her incapacity, her affairs will be in order. Client was impacted by Winter Storm Uri in 2021. Client can be assisted remotely; Local LSLA staff are available to assist with execution of documents as necessary. Companion Matter: Transfer on Death Deed (21-0911508)


Harris County

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21-0911508

Transfer on Death Deed

Spanish-speaking, widowed mother in her early 60s needs assistance to obtain A Transfer on Death Deed and other estate planning documents as needed. Client owns property, and would like the peace of mind which comes with knowing that when she passes away, her affairs will be in order. Client was impacted by Winter Storm Uri in 2021. Client can be assisted remotely; Local LSLA staff are available to assist with execution of documents as necessary. Companion Matter: Powers of Attorney/Advanced Planning Documents (21-0911512)


Harris County

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21-0912038

Estate Planning

Single mother in her late 40s living with disability needs assistance to obtain a will, durable power of attorney and other estate planning documents as needed. Client is disaster-impacted (Winter Storm Uri in 2021). The client can be assisted remotely; Local LSLA staff are available to execute documents as needed.


Harris County

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21-1079004

Woman seeking custody of her 3 grandchildren, Father died of COVID.

Applicant is seeking guardianship of 3 grandchildren. She needs custody because children need someone to make medical and educational decision for them. Father passed away from COVID, Mother is in prison.


Travis

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