I have continued paying the taxes on this property.i want to sell it
answered on May 30, 2023
Hire a MS attorney to search the title, determine heirship, and draft/execute an Affidavit of Heirship to record a s a source of title. This is probably all you can do to make your ownership of record, unless there is a title problem that needs to be cured or litigated.
the items are the Primary disposition of estate and the alternate disposition of estate. My mother in law is the only one listed in the primary disposition of estate. My husband , his stepbrother and sister are listed in the alternate disposition of estate. I guess my guess is can she sell the... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2023
Is the Will being Probated? If not, it has no effect and StepDad's Heirs and Next Of Kin take (not Husband). From your description, it appears Mother In Law gets all property, as I assume she is alive.
My mother and aunt were in charge of his estate I'm guessing. I have had zero contact since the day I testified. I have always wanted to sue him but was afraid to see him. Now that he is gone, can I sue the estate? Conviction happened in Tennessee. He was a resident and passed in Mississippi.
answered on May 26, 2023
Looks like he died a MS resident. You might check in County of death as to whether there is a Probate or not. If so, then consult with a MS attorney about possibly filing a claim. But any suit for damages would have to be in TN where attack occurred, and your SOL ran a long time ago.
I am one but they will not turn on service even through I'm on oxygen at night. The excudar is my one sister that is still alive. They want her to sign a document saying whe is the owner and I am a tenant. She refused to sign anything. I am in the process of doing the title transfer but in the... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2023
If the will is not probated it has no effect, including sister not being an executor. If no will then you might be an heir, so a recorded Affidavit of Heirship might help (both as a source of title and to get the power in your name). Hire an attorney to determine heirship and draft an... Read more »
My father passed away one week before his brother. The deceased brother , my uncle, had a life insurance policy that listed his three brothers ( including my father) as beneficiaries. After his death one brother made claim and collected the insurance payout for himself and other living uncle.... Read more »
answered on May 12, 2023
Insurance Carrier is not required to notify anyone. If Father's Will was probated, then the Mother should have received 1/3 as beneficiary of the Estate of one of the designated beneficiaries. She needs to file a claim with the insurance co., which I suggest be done by an attorney. If no... Read more »
We are trying to get a saving account name changed at a national bank. We gave them a copy of our legal, notarized living trust and they indicated that the “establishment date” and the date the trust was “executed” needed to be the same date. This is the first time this has ever occurred... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2023
That is the Bank's own rules. You will need to find another Bank as you will not want to settle the Trust and reexecute another one just for this one account.
to know if there is a way to ensure that my stepchildren can not ever inherit the land that I intend to leave to my children as it has been in our family for several generations.
answered on Apr 18, 2023
One way to accomplish this is to place the land in a trust during your lifetime. The trust can then be structured to continue after you pass in favor or your children and then your children's children, etc. Or you could place the land in a limited liability company that itself contains... Read more »
My uncle's house was listed in the will, but I thought the quit claim deed signed just before he died 4 months ago would keep us out of probate. I'm going through probate anyway since my name wasn't on some accounts (I am the sole inheritor). I'm trying to sell the house but I... Read more »
answered on Apr 4, 2023
That is quite unfortunate. If your uncle deeded the house to you during his lifetime, as a lifetime gift, then your basis is the same as whatever his basis was (the amount he paid for it plus capital improvements). This is called carryover basis. If the house has appreciated in value since he... Read more »
and no one has filled for probate. With little amount of stuff, will this even go to probate? Can the house be transfered to son with a balance still owed?
answered on Mar 27, 2023
If no Will probated, home is owned by heirs as tenants in common, subject to Deed of Trust. But if Note is not paid, foreclosure will occur. After 45 days from death, a
Small Estate Affidavit could be filed if personal property under $ 50K. If Probate is not needed, then do not file.... Read more »
can they get a warrant out on someone without facts after threatening other parties. making accusations
answered on Mar 27, 2023
Unfortunately he said/she said occurs in far too many criminal cases but the allegations of one individual is enough for the police to get a warrant for your arrest if it is enough evidence to support probable cause of the offense. If the individual is making threats to you and/or other individuals... Read more »
They presented it to the bank, social security what legal actions can I do to charge them if any accountability on their part for doing this? I am the oldest as well as the executor of the estate
answered on Mar 18, 2023
You can file a petition to nullify the POA due to your mother’s lack of capacity, which you can prove with medical records and doctor testimony.
After the POA is nullified, you can file a petition for the appointment of a conservator for her. The conservator will be required to account... Read more »
My mom passed in October and didn’t leave a will. Me and my two older sisters, of course, inherit her house. The oldest has her own home and doesn’t want any ownership. Me and the middle daughter were living in the home with my mother, and are now. We had agreed to sign a contract pertaining to... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
I am sorry for the loss of your mother.
I am assuming you are correct that you and your two sisters inherited the house. Based upon this the three sisters have an undivided 1/3 interest in the property. I understand you and a sister live in the house. The third sister owns an interest... Read more »
The land belonging to the senior. If a beneficiary is added to the land title? Is there restriction if the land is under a land contract?
answered on Mar 9, 2023
There is no minimum, and I have seen the State pursue to sale a $ 17,000 lien. The owner needs an attorney to look at options, for which time is a consideration. There are criminal sanctions involved, so it is serious. With a house and alot of acreage, very good options exist.
Shelter trust have to be created prior to the first spouses death?
answered on Feb 21, 2023
Usually (but not always) the credit shelter trust is created soon after the death of the first spouse to die, BUT there must already be a trust or will that provides for its creation.
Auto,s guns and much more taken an sold . They are taking from my mom which is elderly but is of sound mind herself
answered on Feb 13, 2023
First you would need to get yourself appointed as the executor or personal administrator of your dad's estate. Then you would be tasked with marshalling your dad's assets and if some of them were stolen then you could file lawsuits against the thieves for return of the assets or the... Read more »
My grandmother and great aunt had a joint ownership on some land, my great aunt passed away and left a life estate for her husband with no further details as to what he can do with it. Does my grandmother have total control over the land?
answered on Feb 8, 2023
You will need an attorney to search the title as you have not stated what the Deeds say. There may be a life estate, or it may have never come into existence. There are all kinds of joint ownership. It sounds like GrandMother may still own a fee or at least a one/half interest as a tenant in... Read more »
answered on Feb 3, 2023
It is very rare (but not impossible) for a will to be irrevocable. For that reason alone you should have both wills reviewed by a probate attorney for definitive advice.
My father had an attorney create a deed listing my father and mother as life tenants and myself as remainder owner. My father passed and my mom had a Will created naming a grand daughter as a life tenant for one of the properties and myself as remainder owner.
(Her attempt was to give a... Read more »
answered on Jan 28, 2023
If the life estate deed was properly executed and recorded, and your father has already passed, then, when your mother has passed you, as the remainderman, will be the sole owner. Her will can have no impact on that property, because her life estate ends at her death. In other words, the property... Read more »
A partition has been done. I'm 40 years old born in 82 and uncle died in 2005.
answered on Feb 6, 2023
If you believe you are an Heir, then move to intervene in the Partition Suit immediately. Apparently the Plaintiff does not think you are one of the Heirs so he did not sue you. Be prepared to prove you are actually an Heir under the Intestacy Statute.
answered on Jan 26, 2023
I do not recommend you use any assets that are subject to Probate Jurisdiction until the Estate is closed and the funds are properly distributed to you. Otherwise it would be a breach of fiduciary duty, or there might be a late filed Estate Claim, another Will filed, etc.
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