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My wife makes 65% of my salary. She wants me to pay her student loans. How should I respond?

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I’m buying a house with my boyfriend because my credit isn’t good enough. What happens if something goes wrong in our relationship?

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My grandfather cut my mom out of his will and is leaving everything to me. If she’s the beneficiary on his accounts, do I get those too?

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My sons are at odds after one abused the other 20 years ago. Should I appoint a third party as executor of my $1 million estate?

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My uncle, 60, with dementia died after ‘negligence’ by his wife of 3 years. How do we stop her from defrauding the government?

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I’ve taken care of my mother, 94, for 23 years. Her handwritten will says she wants me to inherit her home. Is that enough?

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My grandmother is worth $2 million. My mother, the oldest of 3 sisters, passed away. Am I entitled to anything?

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My husband and I live in his late father’s house. He threatens divorce — and says I’ll end up homeless

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My husband and I have lived in my grandparents’ home since 1999. They left it to me — now he wants half

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My partner and I are buying a house. He is contributing most of the down payment. What would be a fair split?

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My husband purchased his mother’s $500K home. His siblings called me a ‘gold digger.’ Now he wants to use my inheritance for renovations