Q: What possessions in a life estate belong to the homeowner?
We received our house through a life estate in 2020 from my mother in law's death. The deed is now in my wife's and my name. In her Will, which was not probated, she left the house furnishings to my daughters. Not very bright, but typical of her. One of my daughters lives with us and said that if we ever throw her out, she is taking everything (sinks, cabinets, toilets, ceiling fans, etc.). I don't think she can. First, the Will was never probated and second, I think whatever is attached to the house is my wife's. We are tired of the threats of her removing everything from the house.
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