My brother-in-law (American) got married in Puerto Rico and was going through a divorce there when he unfortunately suddenly passed away before the divorce was granted. So now his estranged wife inherits his estate from my understanding. I am wondering whether if my parents-in-law have any rights... View More
I was written as being entitled to a certain % in my grandpas will but the will states that my mother serves as my trustee and she will have to distribute my part of the will to me. What happens if my mother doesn’t give me my part of the will.
If it is just Bureau of Conveyances then I can prepare and file this for about an hour’s worth of time plus filing fee. If it is Land Court then it is much more complicated. You can email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on my hourly rate.
Our family consists of 5 siblings spread across the United States. Our sister passed away in Hawaii without a will, and without knowing it, one brother asked a cousin to go pack up her things, without first consulting with us.
We do not know where her belongs (including cars, bank accounts,... View More
If your sister died without a will then her probate assets would be inherited according to the laws of intestacy. It may be appropriate to safeguard property by taking possession, versus ownership, of the property. Having said that, the lack of transparency is a problem. For instance, it may be...View More
The will should be lodged in with the probate court by now, and you can get a copy from the court as it is now a public document. If your sister has not yet opened probate, then you can hire an attorney and open a probate yourself and the judge can require your sister to turn over the will.
My father, mother and I in our residential property title. How will the property split its ownership when one of us passed away. Can someone argue to fight to own the property when one of us passed away.
One would have to see the deed to properly answer this question but probably it will be owned by right of survivorship, which means after first of you die, owned by other two. After the second dies, it goes solely to the last person living.
Sibling was executor of our mothers' estate and moved his family in immediately after she died. I never received a deed. I lived out of state with my husband at the time. There is no tenants agreement. Sibling unable to buy me out at that time. I did not ask for compensation for him and his... View More
If you did not sign the note for the current debt, then you are not personally liable on it. If you did not sign the mortgage that secures the current debt, then your share of the property is not liable for the current debt either.
If your sibling insists that you pay for half of the...View More
When a person dies, generally, title doesn't pass automatically. The legal entity that takes over for the deceased person, that is, their "estate" must actually deed the property over to you. The person that does this is the executor. If this hasn't been done, you should hire...View More
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