Fayetteville, NC asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for North Carolina

Q: What happens to vehicles, when land, Inherited in 2011, with said vehicles still on county tax roll, is sold?

The court appointed administrator has not processed the vehicles listed in the estate with the NCDMV. The heirs do not have legal authority to settle the vehicles. They do have ownership of the tract of land and have a contract to sell the land.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Yadkinville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You need to talk to the administrator, it is their responsibility to transfer ownership of the vehicles to the heirs. If you do not want to go through the hassle you can leave them there and let the new owner deal with the problem.

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