If someone dies without a Will, they are said to have died Intestate. Succession is the term for who inherits the property if someone dies without a Will. There is no deadline to file an Heirship but you have four years from the date of death to file an Administration of the Estate.
It could be a variety of reasons. He/she could be overworked. Or, he/she could have decided the cases was not as good as once thought. It would be pure speculation to answer this question without being intimately involved on the case.
My step uncle passed away recently without a will. My step dad is the only living family left. The only thing my uncle had to his name is a car worth about $1500 and there is a utility deposit check coming for $118. How do we go about transferring the car title and be able to cash the check without... Read more »
My Father and mother both died without a will. My dad has a Employee Stock purchase plan valued at around $18,000 and has a life insurance policy valued at 40,000. Do that qualify for the Small Estate affidavit probate process? I have got a link to Fort Bend county courts for the required forms,... Read more »
It sounds like your father's estate probably qualifies based on the above information. There are other factors to consider in the analysis. I offer a free consultation on probate matters and I practice in Fort Bend County. My number is 281-970-8039
I’m trying to determine the value of an inheritance of securities the decedent owned. Is the disbursement amount based on the stock price at time of death or is it based on the value when the executors sell the stock?
And I’m dealing with an independent executor that has refused to... Read more »
My mother passed away 11 years ago. My father survived her and I am left, as executor, to settle all debts, sell the house and distribute assets. I don't know if this will require Probate or not. First time experience as an executor. The estate is to be divided equally between my sister and I - and... Read more »
Is there real estate or a bank account that you cannot get into? You are not required by law to Probate, but most people need to to transfer title to real estate or gain access to bank accounts. Call me at 281-970-8039 for a free consultation
House was in parent’s name only. I was told by atty that offspring heirs get the house after stepparent dies or decides to move out. I looked on property records online & after my parent died, “estate of (parent’s name)” was listed as sole owner, now 2 years later after probate has been... Read more »
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