I would encourage you to contact a Florida Probate Attorney as they will be able to help you and help you determine what needs to be done and the type of probate, if any, that needs to be done. An Affidavit of Heirs often needs to be done if there is no Will and an Intestate (without a Will)...Read more »
Yes, if probate is complete then you can pursue a potential partition action (avoid it if you can) but you should try to reach reasonable resolution and agreement first. Probate should determine who owns what and then siblings buy out one another with refinance or other options, if nothing works...Read more »
This forum is for questions of a general nature. Your question "what to do" solicits advice regarding your particular situation. No attorney can give you advice about what to do without reviewing the trust and also asking a lot of questions about your particular circumstances. You need...Read more »
You didn't ask a question. You should probably consult a lawyer with the trust to see if there's anything that can be done. We can't read your trust online, and these situations are very fact-based to the point that attempting to answer would be non-productive. Please see a lawyer.
My father died with a Will but did not specify what to do with business property. He stopped paying the annual corp fee in 2016. But, continued to pay business taxes until 2020 before he died using that corporation.
The state registration status--vel non--has nothing to do with your question about how to dispose of (undescribed) "business property." No does it have anything to do with the annual IRS business tax return.
It is not possible for any lawyer to advise you properly without knowing...Read more »
I am very sorry for your loss and the passing of your friend. Based on the information that you have provided it would appear that the money was officially his. It is likely that these monies and other issues may need to be addressed with and through a probate and you will likely need to find and...Read more »
I live in Florida. The beneficiary of my life insurance policy owes back child support for an adult child. The beneficiary's check is already being garnished for the monthly amount. I am just not sure if they would take what is owed in a lump sum from the life insurance proceeds.
It would be uncommon for any creditor of a life insurance beneficiary to garnish life insurance proceeds before they are paid out, though it is theoretically possible. More likely, after the funds are deposited into the beneficiary's bank account, the creditor will garnish the bank account....Read more »
Depending on how the property was titled, it may be necessary to open a probate proceeding in Florida to distribute the interest in the home that was owned by the decedent at the time of death. Consult with a Florida probate attorney for more information and to discuss your options.
Very sorry for your loss and the passing of your mom, please accept my condolences. Generally, Disposition of Property Without Administration may be applicable, you can check online with the clerk of the court and on the forms. Here is the rule for Florida Statute 735.301: No administration shall...Read more »
Sorry for your loss and please accept my condolences. You should start by checking in the county where the estate probate was filed, you can get all the estate documents from the clerk of the court, but you should have received notification from the estate attorney/personal...Read more »
My mother in law died my boyfriend is trying to make me sign a truck into her name so he can set up a trust on her behalfHe has no liscense and her will hasn't even been submitted and it's been a year is this legal and can the vehicle be registered and driven by him just because the trust... Read more »
the whole idea sounds very flakey. First, he can't establish a trust having as beneficiary a dead person; nor can a trust naming her as trustor be established after her death either. And, of course, even if such a trust were to own the vehicle. that would do nothing to allow him to drive it....Read more »
From her annuity leaving me and my sister Do I have the power as POA to remove individuals requested by my mother She could not sign the papers herself changing beneficiary because of the coronavirus which she died from And because access to her was restricted she gave me power of attorney to take... Read more »
If you have not had any luck with the insurance company, your next step is to hire an estate attorney to talk to their legal department. If that does not help, then the insurance company will file most likely file an "interpleader" and turn the proceeds over to the court, to have them...Read more »
husband name never place on the deed of the house. last time I seen husband was 2008. my mom and I took care of my sister. the house is going into foreclose I need to sale the house to pay her bills. can this be done with out husband. the bank is also trying to locate the husband.
My father passed away October 29. He was never married to my mother and his name is not on my birth certificate. He did not tell me he was my father until I was in my 20's. We did not have any kind of relationship. He never provided for me in any way while I was growing up (on and off... Read more »
The Florida Probate Code states that you would need to have some proof that you were his child. This could be in the form of a written statement by him acknowledging that he is your father or an adjudication of paternity by a court (either in a paternity case or in a child support case). One of...Read more »
This is an estate asset and if you have opened probate and have an estate account set up, these funds will go into this account. If this check and sum was not previously known or listed, you likely need to amend the probate documents to include this check and these sums in the probate case. You...Read more »
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