49 years of marriage with all property, automobiles, all assets in my deceased husbands name only, deceased husband left me only the right to live in the marital home, giving 4 automobiles to our son, a total of 2 houses on the 28.76 acres to our son, if I contest the will and ask for Dower in... Read more »
She’s sold most the cattle and all the farm equipment which was lifted my dad . the land was divided between my aunt and my dad and it clearly stated in the will this portion go to my aunt and her son, and this portion go to my dad and his two sons I was 13 that was my home I was kicked out... Read more »
My sister passed in 2007. I was executor of her estate. She had no will and everything went to me and my brother and sister. Everything was done correctly and estate closed. Recently I discovered money on the KY unclaimed property site. what should I do?
My grandmothers will was executed by her nephew and his lawyer.they brought the will to the hospital when she was in ICU and she misspelled her name 2times.is there also undue influence because the majority of her estate benefits him and his brothers and sisters(17 ofthem) and I never met one of... Read more »
If she was in Her right mind when she signed it, the signatures are valid, misspelled or not. However, the undue influence claim will have to be determined in a will contest action. Check with her physician, who will be in the best position to tell you whether she was capable of signing a will...Read more »
My grandfather recently passed away. He was an Alzheimer's patient. His second wife was able to convince him to add her name to his various items of his estate but his will dictates that his truck goes to my father. The second wife's name is added to the title and she opposes the will... Read more »
My father has stage 4 cancer. And a lot of credit card bills. The bills are more than the mobile home and car are worth. By maybe 10 grand. I have lived here with my father for years and want to remain here after he passes. We're scared that when he passes the credit card companies will take... Read more »
IF you have a copy of the will, you can open probate on it. It may have not been a favorable will for her, so the will disappeared. More investigation is necessary to determine the proper course of conduct.
1 property went to 2 of the siblings which they sold and took half each. They other property was deeded to my husband and I from the siblings and their spouses. If my husband passes away am I entitled to the property
My husband is a compulsive gambler and has accumulated tons of debt. I just found out that he put one of my cars in collateral for a $3000 loan from a stranger. We purchased our home last year, his name is on the deed but not the mortgage. I would like to prevent him from ever losing our home. How... Read more »
Possibly. The language of the will would determine who inherits in that situation. If the will says per stripes, then your moms share would pass to you and your siblings, if any. If the will says per capita, then your mom’s share would be divided between her siblings and you and your siblings...Read more »
My grandfather’s original will stated that his mobile home and the 5 acres of land it sat on were to be inherited by his daughters after his girlfriend (of 20 years) dies. She was to be able to live out her days there. He married her shortly before his death solely so she could receive his... Read more »
Depending on what the new will says, the new wife may take under the new will. Once they married, it became a whole new ballgame. Once she marriedto him, she is entitled to at least 1/2 of the realty and 1/3of the personalty. If she gets that under the new will, fine. If she doesn't, she...Read more »
In most states, there are laws that say children who aren't mentioned in a will can petition for a portion of their parents’ estates to prevent accidental disinheritance. Because of these laws, a testator should specifically mention a child they want to disinherit.
If you want to keep the house in the family, you'll have to keep the mortgage paid or pay it off. In order to pass title from your father, you'll most likely have to complete a probate proceeding. Most states have summary or abbreviated proceedings for small estates -- less time...Read more »
If the gift was made without conditions then it is the gift taker's property from that point forward and he can do with it whatever he wants, including giving it to someone else regardless of how the original gift giver feels about that.
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