An estate must be opened for Sally. The Executor/Administrator of her estate would sell the property, if there was no Will that specifically left the property to the husband. The proceeds of the sale would then pass according to her Will, if there was one, or under the PA Intestate Act, if there...Read more »
We are still married but separated. I want to sell the home to my granddaughter but he said because his name is on the loan he will not move out until it is removed. Does he have the right to do this since the title is in my name.
Your husband does not have the right to remain in the home if you are the sole owner. However, if both of you are paying towards the loan, a most important question, which you did not address in your fact summary, if you force him out of the house, he will stop his payments on the loan. Unless...Read more »
You need to consult with a lawyer. However, if I understand you correctly, the right to receive title, but not the title, occurs as a result of the death, as it would in a Will. Title, however, does not pass until a deed is prepared, executed and recorded, as with a Will. Until a new deed is...Read more »
My property has a narrow alleyway beside my house, which leads from the back of my neighbor's house to the street I live on. Their home and front door are on a street parallel to mine. Their deed states they have use of the alley; my deed does not. I didn't see their deed prior to purchasing my... Read more »
The only way that your neighbor could have gotten an easement would be by way of a deed of easement from a prior owner of your property. That likely would not be shown specifically in the deed that you got. However, if you purchased title insurance when you bought your property, it would be...Read more »
I agree that you are going to have to consult a lawyer and file suit. There is case law that says that a court will order that you be repaid for your investment if your version of the facts is accepted.
Our neighbor is insisting that we are on their property line, however we have been maintaining this section of the yard (about a 4-foot section) for the past 17 years. Are we eligible for adverse possession? It was per a good faith mistake, we have actual possession of the land, we've had open and... Read more »
If the land is still in your grandmother’s name, that means that it is still an asset of the estate. From your question, I cannot tell if the Will was ever probated and an estate opened. If not, this would have to happen first.
Since the land is an asset of the estate, the estate is...Read more »
Ordinarily, if an insurer wants to total a car, the only question is if you agree with the value they give you. Once they total the car, they get the certificate of title and the car is theirs. You can try to negotiate with them to take less money and keep the car. However, there likely will not...Read more »
If the trust is revocable, you can do a letter to the trustee revoking the trust. If you are the trustee, it would be a letter to yourself, as trustee. The fact that you were the settlor is irrelevant.
You would then change the bank accounts and have to have deeds prepared for the...Read more »
If the real estate is in just her name, you will have to open an estate, presumably with the help of a lawyer. If there are debts, they will have to be paid before the estate could convey the real estate to you. Additionally, there will be an inheritance tax of 4.5% on the value of the land, and...Read more »
If your father did not have a Will which left the house to you, the house goes into the estate. The house would then be sold and the proceeds divided among you and the other siblings. You have no choice about that.
If you hire a lawyer, you might be able to assert a claim against the...Read more »
Car that he has insurance. After I contact his insurance and reported a claim they told the person who’s hit my car his insurance was canceled since last December. My insurance is lability and dose not cover my car. In this situation what i have to do? Was that officer fault? Also, I asked his... Read more »
You can sue the driver who hit you, but it is probable that any lawyer who would take the case will charge you on an hourly basis, which will cost several thousand dollars. Further, if you win against the other driver, if he has no insurance, he is...Read more »
When my sister refinanced her condominium in Mont Clare, PA, she added her boyfriend to the title. Wording as follows (quoting the format exactly but using pseudo names for privacy): Owner Name(s): “Doe Jane & Smith John.” The mortgage company told her this wording means that the type of... Read more »
If the deed does not specify that it is to be a joint tenancy with right of survivorship, the property is owned a a tenancy in common. Under those circumstances, the boyfriend can bequeath his half interest by Will or can convey it during lifetime.
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