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... Read 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...Read 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...Read more »
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