we were under the impression the closing lawyer would handle paying the estate bills. We need to know what the legal process is now that house is sold to disburse the money to pay all debts before dividing the remaining.. My sister and I are co executors
I received a judgement against my husband in divorce for $17,000.i filed it with the county clerk so that if he sold any property it would show up like a lien. He did a quick claim title over to another guy for a house he owned. I want my money and want to file a lis pendens so that nothing can be... Read more »
My father passed away without a will. He has two adult children and is not married. His estate is under 100,000. Is it better to use a small estate affidavit or heirship? We know that the small estate affidavit requires a 45 day wait period, but can not find anything regarding a timeframe for... Read more »
Yes, if you the children are getting along. If the people are not getting along the affidavit can cause some problems. Also, you must read the affidavit and make sure the estate qualifies - there is more to it than the estate being less than $100,000. No, you can not use it right away - 45 days as...Read more »
You may need an Arkansas licensed lawyer to handle the property ownership transfer and record the deed. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make...Read more »
If she gave him a Quitclaim Deed to the land and he filed it of record in the Circuit Clerk where the property is located, she is not entitled to any proceeds from the sale of the land. When the sale happens, the outstanding mortgage will be paid in full and she will no longer be liable to the...Read more »
There is a trust done as well and we thought the last two houses would be included in that trust. The lawyer found that her name is on the last two houses on the deeds. He says she now owns them outright. They also had an agreement when the houses sell, then my dad got back any and all money he put... Read more »
The attorney handling your father's estate should be able to advise you on this. He is correct that, if your dad and stepmom's names were on the deed and they were married, the real estate now belongs to her solely. You should ask your attorney about drawing up some kind of family settlement...Read more »
Purchased a house through owner finance with a contract for sale through the title company. I gave the owner a 5k down payment 1 year ago. No I find out she has filed bankruptcy. I'm not sure what to do. Can I get my money back or what? Please help
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