Eubank, KY asked in Probate for Kentucky

Q: Father was on 2nd marriage and never added her to the deed for the house. He passed, no will. What happens to the house?

I am the only child and he had no grandchildren. There’s actually more involved than the house. There’s a barn filled with farming equipment and tools. Land, Timbers and cattle. I was also told that she can’t remove any property from the house until the estate is settled and she has been. This is a very sticky situation. My stepmother has never liked me and has always done what she could to turn me against my father. Now her daughter is involved as well and it’s become messier since then.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Step mom is statutorily entitled to 1/2 realty and 1/2 personal property, Will or no will.

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