Q: Mom lived & passed in FL but owned land sold in SD under an installment method. Do we file probate in FL, SD or both
She was a resident in Marion Co for 1 1/2 years. When she passed away only 3 years of the 9 year installment contract was paid. I have a SD attorney and he said I do not need to do the probate in FL only in SD. Is this correct?
A: If there are no assets to be probated in Florida, then yes, you should only need to open a probate estate in South Dakota.
A: If your mom did not have any assets located in Florida, you would not need to file a Florida probate.
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