What do I need to file (mothers death certificate?) in order to clear the house for future sale or for adding another family member to the deed? I have kept the taxes paid and up to date and currently residing in the house.
Trying to fill out an Executors Deed. I have one executor but about 6 heirs/grantees. Do I just list each heir and their percentage and say individually? For example: John Doe (20%) individually, John Doe Jr. (20%) individually, etc. Should percentages not be included?
An attorney or title company will need to perform a title search/examination to confirm ownership of the property, but assuming your aunt was indeed the sole owner as a result of the quitclaim deed, then title to the property would now be with her lawful heirs (subject to timely creditor claims and...View More
In short, you will want to start supplementary proceeding to discover the defendant's assets. From there, you may be able to garnish the defendant's wages, obtain an order for a bank to turnover funds, levy assets, etc. ***Stephen Sotelo, The Fish Law Firm, P.C., 55 S. Main St., Suite...View More
It depends. If you are filling out the forms for yourself, in your own transaction, then of course it is perfectly legal. Generally, you cannot, however, fill out real estate forms for others, not even simple fill-in the blank forms, unless you are a licensed real estate salesperson, broker, or...View More
It's best to contact an attorney who practices in the area of law that you are seeking advice on. I see that you posted under "estate planning law," so I assume you have some need for advice in that area. Estate planning can involve relatively simple matters, such as drafting a...View More
I signed off on original work order, then they had to reinforce gables and I verbally said go ahead, but no cost was mentioned and nothing signed off on. 3 months later am given a bill for this work $500 (they said they gave me a break from $800), and ask for immediate payment. The original work... View More
It depends. I am assuming that reinforcement of the gables was not contemplated in the original contract. If it had been, then you should not pay anything extra. With that in mind, the answer to your question depends on *why* the gables were reinforced. If it was because of their negligence...View More
According to the Illinois Probate Act, you may have rights under 755 ILCS 5/6-1, which states in part:
Sec. 6-1. Duty to file will - altering, destroying or secreting.
(a) Immediately upon the death of the testator any person who has the testator's will in his possession shall...View More
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