Michigan  |  Wills and Trusts

Legal Question

Asked on: 12/22/04, 7:04 pm

Intestate Probate - convenience acct or joint account?

My father past away this past October, without a will. Leaving a joint tenant account with me. The estate is now in probata. The attorney representing the estate has informed me that my four siblings want the account, and are stating that a bankruptcy discharged in 2000, where I did not list it as an asset (per my father's instruction), I had not contributed any funds to this account. My siblings are calling it a convenience account. This past summer, my father told me he wanted me to have the funds when he past. He gave me all the account information at that time, along with the location of the checkbook. The account is held in joint tenancy with rights of survivorship.

Is this account legally mine?

Didn't find what you were looking for? Ask an Attorney!

Get answers from the top Attorneys
Ask Question

209 Answers given in the last few hours.

8662 Active attorneys ready to answer your question

Search Past Answers:
  Advanced Search