Kelli Y Allen's answer As long as the will was valid and complied with all legal requirements in the state where it was written (witnesses, notary, etc.), all other states should recognize it as a valid will.
Kenneth V Zichi's answer You've asked this questions several times in slightly different ways. You need to see a local attorney! There is no way to suggest the 'best' way to address this in an email forum!
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Kenneth V Zichi's answer You can always write a will such that the debt is owed, and needs to be paid, but the details of how to do that go beyond the scope of a forum like this and would require an examination of your WHOLE estate situation to insure things are done properly and in a way that provides the best guarantees things will happen as expected.
You should seek local guidance from a licensed estate planning attorney to insure things are done right! You can use the 'find a lawyer' tab here to search for...
Ben F Meek III's answer Typically mortgage companies and banks that make home loans put language in their mortgages that they have a right to inspect their collateral (the house) periodically and that you as borrower and mortgagor consent to it. The mortgage may even have language that makes it an event of default to deny the mortgagee the right to inspect. So you should have an experienced real estate attorney in your area review your mortgage and advise you of your rights under the mortgage and local law, and do...
Ben F Meek III's answer There may be a family allowance available for Dad's immediate family under the right circumstances. Typically that takes priority over general creditors. You need to contact a probate attorney in your Dad's area about your specific situation. Many offer free initial consultations. Good luck.
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