Both my father and stepmom passed away there was no will and it did not go to probate as there were no assets and me and my sister agreed. My father had a pistol that he carried on him. So how do I get it registered in my name and what do I need to do so? Tried looking online and can’t find any... Read more »
& I filed missing persons reports and took dental records to the morgue. No one has seen or heard from my mother since. How do I go about filing a claim for unclaimed property If we have no death certificate?
My sister and I are currently in probate court battling fathers estranged wife over his home. They were in the process of divorce when he committed suicide and I have numerous divorce documents, texts, handwritten notes and witness testimonies that show she was not to have the home. We are... Read more »
I'm sorry to say that unless your father put his 'wishes' into a will or other testamentary document, the laws of intestacy are how his estate will be divided. His misunderstanding of dower really won't play into anything here, and if the divorce was not in process (as in filed...Read more »
The tree grows straight on their property for 10' then takes a hard left and all branches are on our side. If we cut what is on our property, it will die. They told us they will sue us if it dies. What can we do?
rats in every wall, every ceiling, and now getting into my house. neighbors say person who sold me the house knew about the rats.. I have 3 children. it's not safe anymore to live here with my children.
This appears to be a question for an exterminator rather than a lawyer. Animals will live wherever they can get in and so long as there is food for them, so removing the ability to get into the house, and getting rid of food sources would seem to be the way to address this.
Had a joint mortgage with my exwife, she bought me out but never refinanced so my name is still on the mortgage. Is it still just as much my house as it is her house after 2 years? Can I legally go into the house because its still my house? Or because I havent lived there in 2 years its no... Read more »
Mr Geers is correct, but even if your name IS on the deed, if you don't currently 'live' there 'entering' the house, while it perhaps won't technically be a 'crime', is certainly rude and inappropriate -- unless you're invited in or there is some...Read more »
Had a joint mortgage with my ex wife and 2 years ago I was bought out ($40,000) and she was supposed to refinance and put the house in her name. 2 years later, she still has not refinanced and got my name off the mortgage. Now, every time she is late, my credit is dinged and to help my credit not... Read more »
There are no specific laws that discuss this so far as I'm aware, but take a look at your listing contract. Does it say anything about the retention/sharing of information? I bet you may have a contractual issue there IF (and this is the tricky part!) you can PROVE (not just suspect or...Read more »
America for a refund of some kind. I know she'll have a small tax refund when I file her last return. What form(s) do I need to file with the courts to be able to cash these? I do not have any bank accounts with her name on them. Thanks.
To add on Mr Geer's answer, "wills" don't actually inherit. They direct who inherits and are important documents, particularly if you don't want your estate to be distributed according to the defaults set under the law of your state of residence.
I came across a document where the guardians last name had changed to the same as the ward and the case number was different. I searched for a name change for the guardian and couldn't find any name change. Is this legal? The guardian also had the ward to obtain a copy of his birth certificate... Read more »
There's no sale of property or interest from one heir to the other needed. Even if we decide to convey to only one heir, there's still not sale or request for payment from the other heir. So, we only see the petiton for approval to sell available for Michigan, which seems like the wrong... Read more »
In century 21 listing and on disclosures..it stated there is a well...the sellers agent never gave me sellers contact info. All attorneys i talked to want a bunch of money to work for me, but I went with no water for 9 weeks and had to pay almost 6,000 for a well to be put in...I dont feel like I... Read more »
A cistern and a well are two VERY different things but a simple non-technical inspection can reveal the difference. I’m afraid you’re not going to like this answer, but as the old adage says, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Did you look at the house before buying it?...Read more »
I am the personal representative. There was a will, but it didn't mention this pension payout and the pension payout did not have a beneficiary listed. ($40,000 split between 2 children ages 7 and 9) The next of kin are minors that live with the father, who is divorced from the deceased. Since... Read more »
I am the personal representative of my daughter's estate. She is divorced and I have about $40,000 to be divided equally between two minor children. When I write the check to the father from the estate account, how do I fill out the "payable to" blank? (Michigan)
Sister and her boyfriend bought a house last year. He has been drunk all the time and mean to her and my nephew and she wants to sell the house to move home and take care of sick mom. He's paying the mortgage but they used her credit. He won't sell and says he'll stop paying the... Read more »
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