My stepmom and dad passed away 8 months apart they both have wills. My stepmom’s will and dad’s will hasn’t gone through probate yet. Should both will be probated or only the one that passed away second?
went behind my back and got her P.O.A. from me. He took her to her bank and got a good deal of her savings (She had dementia.) She was in a nursing home and they reported him to the court. The judge sold her house for 88,ooo and 4 lawyers took 58,000. The rest of the money is in the Registry of... View More
My mother recently died. She and I were owned property together. Since we purchased the property we each got married. She was separated from her husband for the past three years but never got divorced. I have 2 brothers we are not her husband's children and 1 of my brothers is in prison in a... View More
None of you has authority to sell the property at present. Hire a local probate lawyer to help you file an application to administer the estate, sell the property and, after all bills are paid, distribute the net proceeds according to the Texas laws of inheritance.
My husband had no children and died with an old will. The millions will go to his college. They have been awful. The judge also ordered the car to me and the Executor and her Attorney refused in writing to do anything or fill out forms to transfer title. They are now stating that they are not... View More
In Texas failing a produce a Will is a crime. It you have evidence tending to prove it exists, or existed, such as signing witnesses who can testify as to what it said, please contact a local probate attorney.
Court date to validate will and personal representative is set. Person trying to become the personal representative has already transferred assets into her name that belonged to a different beneficiary, and I suspect she abused power of attorney to do so. Do I need to file anything with the court... View More
I believe the last thing she did was file the Section 308 Affidavit of Notice. There were not any assets and she said a few debt collectors had contacted her, but she needed to "review the filings to see if any other claims were filed". She was wonderful, but now I don't know what... View More
My uncle died like 6 or 7 years ago and noone has claimed the property I was verbally given the property but that dosnt mean anything I wanna do a probate but he had 5 kids and i can only find one of his kids who wants nothing to do with the property
You can file to probate his estate before you find all the heirs but will have to find them, even if this means hiring a P.I.. Some probate lawyers have databases which they will check. You may find this is enough. As for the child who wants nothing, that person can disclaim the inheritance and...View More
My Grandma (4/17) and Dad (11/3) have passed away in the last year, both intestate. I need to know if her possessions, specifically house and car, went to him even though they weren't "officially" transfered over? I was a step child to him and was never adopted after my Mom and him... View More
My spouse and I took care of my parents and their large old home and 40 acres for13 years. They’re now deceased. Our sacrifice kept Dad from being on Medicaid and lose the family homestead. Dad left homestead, 11 yr old car and 16 yr old truck to me in will as compensation and appointed me ind... View More
My dad died from cancer & was exposed to asbestos from his jobs as a welder (30 jobs or more). We have a settlement that provost and Humphrey has been handling since he died in 2001 but we've only gotten small checks, 50$, like every 7 to 8 yrs. What can we do about it?
"Common law" marriage does not exist. Your mother may apply for a determination of heirship and attempt to prove an informal marriage (1) registered with the county clerk without benefit of ceremony or (2) based on evidence tending to prove that (a) both parties intended to be married;...View More
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) mandates that an ER and hospital treat an uninsured patient until she is stabilized (or dies), but it's an unfunded mandate and I believe patient is technically responsible for bill. This patient lost coverage when her husband, who... View More
My father and I had lived in this home since I was 6 years old. He got married in 2014 and he was renting to own the home. when the payments were completed they put the house in my step moms name and now my father has passed away. I called the tax office and they are not listing me or my brothers... View More
He hasn’t transferred title to us either. I pay all bills since I live here and don’t want to sell. If house was in our names, taxes would be less since I am disabled so my half would be lower. But I can’t pay $12,000 property tax bill alone. What do I do?
The house belongs to the estate. It may need to be sold to pay taxes and other debts with the beneficiaries splittling the net proceeds. If not, the executor should file a Distribution Deed with the county clerk, transferring title to the beneficiaries. You may then sue for partition and sale or...View More
There’s no power of attorney, my parents have bought a funeral for him. He spend a week in the hospital got released and then two days a second time, got released again. Three nurses have come to the house, and they say he has to go through sickness, after the hospital. What will my parents have... View More
Assuming that the hospital receives Medicare or Medicaid payments, it can only discharge someone in a safe discharge. While it is now less common, many people do die at home. If your grandfather is on hospice, the hospice nurse can sign the death certificate. If not, it must be signed by an M.D....View More
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