Q: I would like to know how to save my uncle’s home, he passed away in November and he had no will.
He has 3 sons but they had a strained relationship and they don’t want the house because they don’t have jobs and are not interested in trying to keep it up. I was his legal representative and my mom had power of attorney of the property. I spoke with tax assessor in tutwiler Mississippi and she said that it was voided after he passed. We were taking care of the property for 5 years, we have the deed also, I just don’t want the house to be taken by the state because it’s paid for and that’s all he had.
A: The easiest solution would be to hire an attorney to first get the house titled in the names of your uncle’s intestate heirs (probably his three sons) and then, second, to draw up a deed from the three sons to whomever IS willing to take on the obligations associated with owning the house, which could be you, if you are willing and they agree.
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