Chicago, IL asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: How can and DEED IN TRUST be filed and recorded after death, no will nor did the estate go ever into probate.

CLTC filed deeds in trust on 2 possible 3 properties that had clear titles, no liens or mortgages on them. 1 is estimated at $480,000. Mom died 2010 dad 1994. They were dated 1-27-2014 and recorded 8-31-2015. How is my sister getting away with this. Yes I know that I need an attorney but I don't have the cash.

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  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: The point of putting properties in trust is to avoid probate.

Once they were deeded to the trust, the trust spells out what happens.

The Trustee will carry out the trust instructions.

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