Chester, VA asked in Probate for Virginia

Q: Mom left house to 3 siblings.Probated deed to Estate of Mom.Taxes are still owed.1 lives in house. who respn for what?

Can 2 sign over house to #3 when taxes are paid? are all 3 responsible for mishaps, law suits concerning house or just 1 living in house?

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John Andrew Maghamez
John Andrew Maghamez
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: As of now, all three heirs are responsible for the house since it is in your name I assume after probate. You can sign over the house but I would at least have him buy it from you. Totally your call.

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