You are not an executor or executrix unless snd until appointed by the court. Whether it’s worth filing for probate depends on the assets and property of the estate. Consular an estate planning or probate lawyer to determine whether you should or must open probate.
I have been doing research n have found that I don’t think it was ever properly done. The probate in either dads or mamaws estate. Monday will be 10 years since my dads death & I have never seen any types of docs or proof of anything. It looks like by the courthouse docs that everything is... Read more »
There are 4 siblings, sister executor, my sister and I are the only ones who worked to update house, in hopes of fast sell. Sister promised me 1/2 of executor payment for doing the updates. Now I found there is no mention of executor getting extra, in the will. How can I make sure I get paid for... Read more »
My dad is a veteran who lived in KY with my adult brother and his autistic son. His house is in his name. He has almost no assets ( 14 year old car and paid off double wide trailer). He has a will and left trailer to myself and brother with contingency that my brother can continue living there.... Read more »
Probate is probably a bad option with little assets and debt out there. You can check the Courts in the Father's County to see if there are any money judgements out there against him which might also be a lien. Consult a KY attorney for advice about the trailer title. Remember someone has...Read more »
Home that's been in my family for over 30 years and I signed a waiver for probate hearing to appoint my brother as administrator of estate cause my mom dies without a will but my brother and my mom both was homeowners on the land house deed anyways my brother told me I could live here till I... Read more »
Yes. Your brother can sell it and the new owner can have you removed. With no will, mothers estate will be divided among her children so you will have to either buy out their shares or sell your share and receive the money.
My question is what steps do I need to do to receive my check now? I am an heir and not the executor. Is there a time limit for me to get it? And if I ask now for it and don’t receive it, then what is my next step to get it? Thank you
Weeks before I might receive it. The final settlement has already been signed by the judge. So all is left is distribution of funds. I want my check now so why would I have to keep waiting? I’m ready to get this over with It has been 8 long months since all this started. What reasons would there... Read more »
I went and filed it anyway on my own. After I filed the next day I fired my lawyer. Is there any repercussions against me for doing this? And the judge has not signed off on the order to release my attorney and it has been two weeks since I filed this and fired my attorney. I have a court date this... Read more »
If is not been filed formal what steps do I need to get this filed formal? And if it is formal and there is information not on the final settlement what steps do I need to take to make sure everything is listed? Thank you
Probate said I need to get all his biological children over 18 to sign off on it but his 3 older ones won't saying they would be signing their rights away to my house. But deed states that if either of us dies first house goes to surviving spouse. Do they have right to my house in my passing... Read more »
They have no right to you house as it passed to you pursuant to the deed. Ask if you can do a dispense with administration. If not, you will have to file to open probate and get appointed administratrix in order to sell the bike. In any event, his adult children probably get nothing.
There is no formal probate or informal probate. Those terms apply to the final settlement only. Go to your district court clerks office and ask for a copy of the settlement. Informal basically means that everyone waived a formal account and formal means they didn’t so all supporting...Read more »
He can always execute a new Will, but disappointed legatees/devisees might contest the Will when Probated. The argument is a mutual will under contract, but it is hard to prove and win on. It can also be hard to effectively revoke the existing document, if he does not have possession of it.
Serve their time then get released, just to get hit with 10 probation violations for felony offences? Let's say hypothetically if someone Had a friend get caught for trafficking meth first offense first degree and a probation violation. He served about two years on that, then was released. A... Read more »
My father passed away in 2020 living myself and my two sisters as beneficiaries. During the probate process all his assets were divided out between us and the real estate was stated that we all three own it. Last week my sister's put the real estate up for sale without my knowledge. I do not... Read more »
They cannot sell without your signature. However, if you refuse to cooperate, they can bring a partition action against you to force a sale, and that will be very expensive, and the court fees and costs will come off the top or might even possibly be charged to you.
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