Commerce City, CO asked in Estate Planning and Probate

Q: My friends mom left a will she just found it is Notarized it states she should get everything her sons name is on the

House as well as her mothers her son went to the court with the death certificate and had the house put in his name only and had my friend evicted what can she do does she have any right to that home with the will she has

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN

A: Your friend needs a competent attorney now. The litigation will be difficult and expensive, and time is of the essence. The Will will need to be Probated, and after a title search, the Executor may need to file an Ejectment Action to get the home back to the Devisee. Few attorneys can handle these type of legal problems correctly.

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