I have recently lost by dad. My son and I had moved home 11 years ago to look after him to keep him out of a nursing

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Customer: Hello. I have recently lost by dad. My son and I had moved home 11 years ago to look after him to keep him out of a nursing home. He was 92 years old. The will states that everything is being divided by all 5 children. The question I have is there any allowance for looking after dad for 11 years
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I am in Mississauga Ontario
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: nothing
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I have just found out that one of dad's bank accounts shows for some reason only my sister and brother are beneficiaries on it and my sister is only on the life insurance policy . The will shows that everything show be split. I was shocked to hear that
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Debra, Expert

Hello and Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** will be working on your question today and I am looking forward to our conversation.

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Debra, Expert

I am sorry for your loss.

Was there an agreement that you would be paid for your caregiving?

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No there was nothing in the will. I was checking to see if there was any allowance
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Debra, Expert

Unfortunately, the will will govern here.

You don't have any grounds for making a claim to the estate because your father never offered to pay you and in the will he didn't seem to recognize that you might have been entitled to a larger share out of basic fairness.

I feel so badly I have to give you this answer.

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Ok thanks for the info
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You are very welcome.

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Thank you for trusting us to help you here at JustAnswer. If you have any follow-up questions, or need clarity on anything we went over today, please feel free to let me know-I am happy to help!

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Hi Debra. I have another question. My sister sent me a text a couple of weeks ago that she was sending me ,my brothers and son that also live at the house a letter having to be out of the house by October which I have not yet received. and also the bills have to be split 4 ways. My son who is 20 was going to college but had to stop. He only works two 6 hour shifts a week because of the covid. He did not go back to college yet because of the covid. He is waiting till it calms down. He still has to pay off his student loan. That means that I have to pay half of all the bills. My
One brother's 2 grandchildren stayed at the house over a month. Each one staying for 2 weeks also using all the utilities. I feel bills should be split 3 ways then. He can cover his grandchildren and I cover my son. I should not have to pay for extra utilities for them. There should be no one else living there. My sister said that it doesn't matter. They don't use much. They stay up late thru the night playing videos and games. How is that fair. I have found an apartment but wont be able to move in till November 7 because they have to paint and clean due to covid. Can she force me out even though the house is not sold yet she needs to clean.
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Please start a new post for this new question. You can say "this is only for Debra" and then I will be the one to answer.

Thanks.

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This is only for Debra. I have another question. My sister sent me a text a couple of weeks ago that she was sending me ,my brothers and son that also live at the house a letter having to be out of the house by October 31 which I have not yet received. and also the bills have to be split 4 ways. My son who is 20 was going to college but had to stop. He only works two 6 hour shifts a week because of the covid. He did not go back to college yet because of the covid. He is waiting till it calms down. He still has to pay off his student loan. That means that I have to pay half of all the bills. My
One brother's 2 grandchildren stayed at the house over a month. Each one staying for 2 weeks also using all the utilities. I feel bills should be split 3 ways only then. He can cover his grandchildren and I cover my son. I should not have to pay for extra utilities for them. There should be no one else living there. My sister said that it doesn't matter. They don't use much. They stay up late thru the night playing videos and games. How is that fair. I have found an apartment but wont be able to move in till November 7 because they have to paint and clean due to covid. Can she force me out even though the house is not sold yet she needs to clean.
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Please start your new post here:

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