Las Vegas, NV asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Probate for Nevada

Q: My mom has a revocable living trust. I am her only son. I am the successor trustee and beneficiary.

We live in her home which is in the trust. When she passes can I take over payments and keep the home? She owes 350k but house is worth 700k. We are in NV

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Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: You would be considered a "successor in interest" and, yes, you can just keep making the payments. When the trust administration is complete and the home is in your name, provide a copy of the deed to the mortgage lender and let them know that they should start sending statements to you.

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