Nashville, TN asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina

Q: Parents are divorced but both are on the deed, father passed away in October, I'm the only heir, will I get the estate?

My mom lives in a different country about to marry someone else. My father passed away in October. In the divorce decree it states that she will sign over at will, she is not entitled to or awarded to anything. So with me being the only heir, the estate goes to me correct? I can become administrator of estate because there was no will. But is she able to still sell the house?

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Charles Evan Lohr
Charles Evan Lohr
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: This could be a relatively complicated issue and will require review of the divorce documents. Feel free to contact me for assistance.

Evan Lohr

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