Alexandria, VA asked in Probate for Massachusetts

Q: Late filing question. My aunt passed away about 25 years ago, she owned real property in Massachusetts and stocks, she

Had a will, giving her son everything. Her son recently died and we discovered he never transfer the real property or went through probate. He did not have a will or any children or a spouse. Can we file these estates together? Due to what her son did with her assets, there is really no way to separate the estates.

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Lillian J. LaRosa
Lillian J. LaRosa
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Woburn, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: These are still two separate estates and depending upon when he died he may be under the MUPC . You have not stated whether your aunt had other children or was married, either, nor whether aunt's Will was probated. You should have a Probate attorney handle this matter as there are many issues which could be applicable .

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