Atlanta, GA asked in Probate and Real Estate Law for Tennessee

Q: Mother bought a house with her husband, she passed in 2022, will his son get the house or am I entitled to mothers 50% ?

Husband is not my father, he has moved his son and wife in, and I think he’s priming the situation, to give his son the property at his death, as he is not as responsible as myself.

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Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: It depends on the Title. If she bought it as tenants by the entirety, then surviving spouse owns the fee. If she owned individually, you might own one half as an Heir unless she devised it elsewhere. Hire a TN attorney to search the Title.

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