Q: In a will…does “life estate in a property at XYZ address” mean the house, the land, or both?
A: It typically would be interpreted to mean all of that, as described in the decedent's deed of record. But it could be subject to challenge in probate court depending on all the circumstances and other factors that could make it ambiguous. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local probate attorney to review the will and advise you.
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