My son passed away, there is no will and no estate other than this one account valued at $4000. He was not married and has no kids. I would like to close out the account that does not have any beneficiaries listed on and transfer the money to me to cover funeral costs.
That affidavit *may* work, but if the bank won't accept it you may be forced to do a 'small estate' Petition and Order. This is still pretty simple but would require Probate Court approval and copies of the paid funeral bill, etc.
Without seeing the terms of the offer it is hard to say what you can or should do. Possible remedies range from getting your deposit back and declaring the deal ‘dead’ to forcing the sale, or something in between.
You need to consult with a local attorney in the area where the house is...Read more »
He did a quit claim after the closing, but still at the title office. A new deed was transferred to both our names at that time.We received a notice from the county that his quit claim on the deed had been transferred and recorded to reflect both of our names. Recently, we have found... Read more »
There is no 'one way' to do this, although Mr Harris' suggestions are good places to start. You can also look at his recent tax returns as they should disclose investments and property you may not already know of. His girlfriend may also be of assistance.
Down ,$40,000 of inheritence put in. without out me on board said his worker moving . To rent but guess has 16 mon to get loan. I still haven't read agreement,and my bro paid her rent for ,16 month. Up front ..what's that about. I don't trust these ,my executor left him in charge now of house I... Read more »
According to the State my deceased grandmother has unclaimed "property" and the then executor/administrator has not been able to be reached after about a year of attempts. I'm guessing the "property" is nearing the time the state can claim it and take it (I'd hate to see it go to them). I don't... Read more »
Heirs can submit claims, but it gets harder with more documentation needed the further along the 'chain' you go. The EASY way is for the PR to make the claim for the estate, but that would also probably require reopening the estate.
If you can't find the PR any more or they have become...Read more »
I moved into my apartment in November 2018. As of September 2019, not one item from my move-in checklist has been addressed. I have a ceiling fan that is inoperable due to the fact that it is not securely attached to the ceiling. I have a non-functional bathroom exhaust fan, which was inspected by... Read more »
You may be able to withhold rent and/or fix things and subtract it from your lease if the repairs are ‘necessary’ to make the place habitable but only if you follow the appropriate procedures to do so.
A better option would be to walk away and rent...Read more »
WAY more detail (that is not appropriate for a public forum!) is needed to tackle this question. Is your father now deceased? Did he leave a will? What sort of 'dispute' are you referencing? Was he married at the time of his death? WHY did you 'not get anything" from him?
month to month. Gave my 60 day notice (per lease agreement) on 1 Aug. However on 26 Aug, landlord asked if i could move out sooner, by 10 September, since he has other tenants interested. I scrambled to make arrangements and will be out by 31 Aug so that the unit can be painted & re-carpeted. Per... Read more »
Without seeing the lease it is impossible to provide a real answer, however, there are provisions where state law 'trumps' a lease and others which are the other way around. That said, if you have moved out per agreement of the landlord before Sept 1 you should NOT pay any rent for September. Be...Read more »
$100,000 of US Treasury securities at the time of the decedent's death. Is there any way around this requirement since it would require I incur legal fees? Rest of estate was in name of a revocable living Trust and, therefore, did not require involvement of a court or any legal expense.
"Administered by a Court" is a rather strange turn of phrase. So far as I know, if there is 1 CENT of an asset that is listed in the name of the deceased and no beneficiary named on the asset, Probate is required to transfer the asset in EVERY state. In Michigan, there are 'simplified' procedures...Read more »
already purchased another place. so everyone was in agreement that I would close on my sale the same day we close on the new house and we would move out closing day and move in closing day. HOWEVER 24 hours before closing the sellers are telling us we Cant move in yet and need another month but... Read more »
What do the written offers say about occupancy? Did you have an attorney review the paperwork and explain the various options/decisions/provisions of the offer? You should NEVER make or accept an offer without having a legal review of the transaction (both buying and selling if you're doing both!)...Read more »
I occupy my grandmothers house after she passed away in Nov. with my disabled aunt as her legal guardian/caretaker. I let a friend stay with me for a couple weeks while she tried to get into a mission. They will not leave or pay any bills. I need to evict them. The house is in foreclosure, bank... Read more »
You have to have the right to occupy the home. If the home has been foreclosed upon by the bank the legal status is dicey at best. You NEED to begin Probate and the redemption process yesterday. Please appreciate the house isn't 'in' foreclosure if 'the bank owns it now' --- it has BEEN foreclosed...Read more »
Initially they told us they would not need the full 30 days despite in the purchase agreement, but now are showing signs that they may stay longer. We closed on the home nearly 2 weeks ago. They forced an insurance inspector off of the property who was there to take pictures for our home... Read more »
What you can do depends a lot on what your purchase agreement says. You DID have an attorney review that agreement before you submitted it, right? What does that attorney say? If you didn't have an attorney review it before hand, it is way past time to have an attorney look at it now.
It doesn't matter what type of housing (co op or otherwise) the agency disclosure needs to be provided consistent with the licensing rules. IF the license requires it, then yes. Usually both buyer and seller only need to sign when there is a 'dual agency' but without specifics it is impossible to...Read more »
Buyer's bank loan feel through because he is going through a divorce. The agreement close date was 08/16. Our realtor sent us an amendment late last night to extend the close date under the same terms. We have not signed the amendment and want to change the terms to require the earnest money... Read more »
Without seeing the offer and reading the various contingencies it is impossible to say for sure. The offer MAY be 'dead' meaning you can both walk away without issues, or there may be a default requiring action.
If the offer is 'dead' and they want to extend, you can make whatever changes...Read more »
Was the offer contingent on qualifying for a specific mortgage and was that contingency not satisfied? Without actually seeing the terms of the agreement it is impossible to say for sure, but IF it was drafted properly and you didn't qualify for the mortgage, then you MAY be able to call the deal...Read more »
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