Weaverville, NC asked in Real Estate Law, Family Law and Adoption for North Carolina

Q: I was adopted and my adopted parents are now both deceased am I entitled to the home and land

My adopted dad signed over the house and land to my sister which was his biological child and she didn't even tell me that my dad passed away and she told family it was because she didn't want to have to go through anything with me for the home and land is there anything I can do

1 Lawyer Answer
Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
  • Yadkinville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: If your dad was of sound mind when he did this, then there is little you can do. If it was done using a power of attorney, then the transfer is presumed void. You should probably pay for a consultation with an attorney to see what they think of this before proceeding.

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