Property does not get put into the estate’s name in order to be sold. It is simply conveyed by a deed from the Executor/Administrator to the purchasing party. However, a deed like that is a special deed and must be prepared by the lawyer representing the estate.
We purchased the property from our grandparents prior to their passing long before either of us were married. Previously, my brother was advised that in the event of divorce his wife would not be able to acquire ownership as it was property he held prior to marriage, and she has contributed... Read more »
You would need a lawyer to review your deed and advise you.
As a general principle, if your deed says that you own the property as joint tenants with right of survivorship, if one dies, the property passes automatically to the other deed holder. On the other hand, if the deed says...Read more »
The home was not the primary residence of the deceased. Can the title be transferred from the deceased person's name to the buyer, without it being transferred first to my name. All debts from the estate are paid.
My 18 year old daughter is the court appointment administratrix of her grandfathers estate. He died intestate. She is the only living relative besides step-children who we were told are not entitled to his estate.
Our lawyer is telling us we need to get homeowners insurance on the home... Read more »
You need to review this with a lawyer. However, if you write a Will and leave your interest in the LLC to her and, at the same time, insert a provision in your Operating Agreement to express that that is your intent, you should be able to accomplish this.
If you were a properly authorized driver for a car you did not own, the insurance should follow the car and pay the other person’s damages, irrespective of whether you were or were not a named insured. If the owner has collision coverage, that should cover the owner’s damages. If not, that is...Read more »
You would likely have to order DNA testing or have supporting testimony from your dad’s mother, if she is available and willing, or, possibly, supporting testimony from friends or relatives who could establish that the deceased held himself out as your dad’s father. Further, if your...Read more »
He transferred to his sister and put in an Ira naming her beneficiary. Is this legal? I called fidelity and submitted marriage license and death certificate but they just said the money is gone now. Can I sue the sister for fraud? And he died of cancer he was under duress. Help
My husband and I recently signed/notorized a lease to rent her house from our friend. Our lease is to start in two days, can her father/power of attorney stop us from moving in to the property or cancel our lease agreement
Can my Mother set the value at an unrealistic low price of her property and give my brother right of first refusal when the actual value is about 3 times that value? Or if he is not around gives his wife that same right. Can this be contested to show actual market value of the property?
A lawyer would have to review the Will. If it appears that your mother was trying to benefit your brother by giving him an option to buy at a very low price, she can certainly do that. On the other hand, if there was undue influence or she made a mistake, the Will might be challenged....Read more »
I am in Pennsylvania. I received a notice that my rent to was increase. I saw this letter one month before my lease ends (August 31). They may have sent it earlier but I did not receive it. I am supposed to give 60 days notice before the end of the lease if I plan to move. Can I end my lease now by... Read more »
If the injury is serious enough to warrant suit, a police accident report should be promptly filed. That will enable your friend to make a claim for uninsured motorist benefits under his auto policy, if he has that coverage. He might also be able to assert claims under the auto policies for any...Read more »
My brother died five years ago, but he is still named in my mother's will. He was my only sibling and everything was to be split between the two of us. My brother was married, but he had no children. When my brother died everything he had went to his wife, who recently passed away. She had children... Read more »
Although that is probably correct, to give a definitive answer a lawyer would have to review the Will. However, even if it is correct, if your mother is doing okay, it probably makes sense to re-write the Will.
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