Father in law did not have a will. He always told everyone what he wanted to leave to his biological kids. Widow now says he never said those things. She is refusing to give anything to anyone. Can his kids fight for what their dad always promised them? Widow is now giving those items to her... Read more »
There is a reverse mortgage and credit debts, as well as this year's property tax, probably totalling a little over $300,000. This area is being re-developed- a teardown was bought across the street and the new build sold for 1,150,000. Our lot is about 1/4 acre, to be sold as is. How do I... Read more »
I believe an informal probate is fine, as long as you retain an attorney in your area to help you. The other attorney is correct, insofar as many informal probates are rejected, because loved ones try to start this process themselves.
I would also recommend that you make an objective, rather than emotional decision here.
Probate, like divorce, raises many emotions which can change your decisions. I recommend that you consult with another attorney, before your decision is final. I also want to add that when you hire a...Read more »
In Arizona, when and estate is small, that means has personal property of $75,000 or less, you can use a small estate affidavit to obtain assets. Most banks have this type of affidavit. The sale of the car can also be done with the affidavit. I don't...Read more »
I certainly agree with Attorney Westby. However I also recommend that you contact your father's divorce attorney to get a copy of the Decree of Dissolution. That is the best way to know, if the ex-wife's rights were terminated pursuant to the Decree. Then work with the divorce attorney...Read more »
Thank you for your question. The answers depend upon where you live. You need to contact the city or municipality to answer whether or not a permit is required. However you also need to think about taxes on the money that you earn. I recommend you speak with the city or municipality regarding...Read more »
Motor vehicles has a small estate affidavit process which will probably work for you. There is a maximum value of $75,000 to use the Affidavit. However, as a result of COVID 19, MVD is not open. There are many independent vehicle title companies throughout...Read more »
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