If the deed provides that the sisters own the house as "joint tenants with right of survivorship" or "JTWROS", then the deceased sister's share automatically, by operation of law, transferred to the surviving sister at the death of the deceased sister. Otherwise, the deceased sister's share must be...Read more »
My sister had cancer and prior to her death, she and I filed a Ladybird Deed in Florida for her condo that she owned. I am in the process of selling the condo but the title company found a final judgement against my sister from 2015. It is a small claims amount from a credit card company for less... Read more »
If the condo was your sister's homestead from 2015 until her death, then no lien attaches to it other than a mortgage lien, a tax lien, or a mechanic's lien. So, if the property was her homestead, the judgment lien did not attach to the homestead property.
If the home was titled in the name of the decedent, ownership of the property may have passed to the decedent's surviving spouse, or to his heirs at law, depending on whether the home was his homestead, i.e., his primary residence at the time of his death. The Florida Constitution has a number of...Read more »
Wanting to file malpractice lawsuit for her death and was told her husband would be the only one able to do so even tho he’s nothing to her 3 kids and was also the enabler for her problem why would he deserve this over us ?
Under Florida law, the proper party to file a wrongful death action is the personal representative (executor) of the deceased person's probate estate. If the deceased person had a last will and testament, then she would have identified the person who is to serve in the capacity of personal...Read more »
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