Charlotte, NC asked in Real Estate Law and Constitutional Law for Louisiana

Q: I live in Louisiana. My mother died in 2008. My dad, wants to sell the land. Can he sell the land without our authority?

1 Lawyer Answer
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: There's not enough information to know what your actual question is. That said, if your Mother is a partial (or sole) owner of the land, then the land cannot be transferred without a succession (in Louisiana) or probate (in another state) being opened and either the legal proceeding judicially authorizing the sale, or the legal proceeing passing the title to the heirs who would then have to sign off on the sale. You should seek a consult wih with a succession/probate to specifically discuss your situation. Good luck.

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