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3 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Municipal Law for Alabama on
Q: Can I bury my husband's ashes on my land? Hueytown, Al.

My husband died in 2019, I've had his ashes here since then. Can I bury him under the willow tree in the backyard?

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answered on Apr 29, 2024

This is an answer to supplement the general question and not a specific solution to your matter. Good thoughts here and also, I would add that depending on whether the location of the remains is deemed a cemetery makes a difference because in Alabama there is a code section which gives right of... View More

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5 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law for Alabama on
Q: My brother sold family land to me and I haven’t gotten it put in my name. He filed bankruptcy without telling me.

Will I be able to transfer the land into my name? I trusted him and didn’t think I needed anything, except a receipt from purchasing. Is there anything I can do to sort it out? My husband and I are approved for a loan with the land.

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answered on Apr 1, 2024

This is not legal advice as to this specific question or case you have submitted but information I believe is relevant to your question. That said you should hire a lawyer to navigate all the possibilities before you. In general, these types of cases can involve many documents a lawyer will want to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Alabama on
Q: Mom died in Alabama with mortgage and no funds. Who pays and can PR be reimbursed?

My mom died in Oct of 2023 in Alabama. She left no will and has home with mortgage. No bank account funds or estate income. She has 3 living children. The bank has been notified of her death but mortgage payments still due. Siblings are refusing to help. If appointed as personal representative,... View More

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answered on Dec 4, 2023

This is not legal advice as to this specific question or case you have submitted but information I believe is relevant to your question. In situations like this an Intestate Probate of the Estate of the Decedent is needed for a personal representative to have authority to act on behalf of the... View More

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Q: I have a buyout offer for trust and I need it reviewed and my response and counter offer reviewed

I have copy of settlement offer and my response draft and counter offer. Can someone review it and let me know if it’s adequate

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answered on Dec 4, 2023

This is not legal advice as to this specific case you have submitted but information I believe is relevant to your question. That said, you should hire a lawyer to navigate all the possibilities before you. In general, these types of cases can involve many documents. A lawyer will need all... View More

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