Q: We have received a Notice of Hearing for a PAO Petition and Order, from protected person's Trust we sold a house on L.C.
They bought the Land Contract out in 2018. I thought we had nothing else to do with this property as I hired a Title Co. (Michigan) and what turned out to be a double-dealing attorney. I don't know what a PAO is. I know what a POA is Power of Attorney, but this PAO
A: Absolutely talk with a local real estate attorney. It's possible that you were served notice as a potential interested party, and it may otherwise have nothing to do with you. But don't take that chance, especially when dealing with real estate and money.
A: Without seeing that 'Petition and Order' it is hard to suggest what it might be. I am not familiar with a "PAO" either. Was that SCAO maybe? (The Supreme Court Administrative Office promulgates 'forms' for use in Courts)
You should consult with a local real estate attorney to review the actual paperwork and call the Court to verify there really is a hearing scheduled as indicated. Get that paperwork to a local lawyer ASAP because this is not necessarily something that will be easy to sort out, and the more time available to do that the better!
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