All i know was the house was my great grandma's and when she passed her money and house was supposed to get split between six grandchildren because her daughter had passed already. I was twelve at the time and living with my mom in the house when my aunts thought since my mom was disabled it... Read more »
To answer your questions properly, a lawyer would need to know: (1) Did your great grandmother have a trust or will; and (2) How is the house titled, i.e., joint tenancy, tenants in common, etc. Here’s why that information is important.
(A) All transfers of real estate and promises of...Read more »
If you think he is still alive then a petition for a temporary conservatorship might work. If you have to reason to think he is dead then a petition for special administration in probate might work. Hard to know based on the facts given. Best of luck finding him and I hope all works out fine!...Read more »
You should provide to the attorney not only the bank account number but copies of all bank statements and all checks written. You should also advise the attorney regarding all properties sold and the disposition of the proceeds.
Also my mom was in a nursing home when she contracted covid-19. She died from complications of covid 11/14/20. They were under stay at home orders so no visitors were allowed. An employee brought covid into the nursing home. What are my options in sueing this nursing home.
The trustee and his or her attorney most likely are not returning your calls because they do not represent YOU. YOU need to hire a trust administration attorney to represent YOU. It could be that you simply don't know the right questions to ask and what information you are entitled to. A...Read more »
There are too many missing facts to answer this question. Take a copy of the current deed to the house and the last two deeds before that and a copy of a death certificate for your boyfriend to an attorney that practices both probate and real estate litigation.
My parents have passed on this last August and my sister is now the trustor. If I were to buy her out and take ownership of the house prior to February 15, 2021 would I qualify for a reassessment exclusion? It would not be our primary residence.
you need to speak to a trust administration attorney. if your parents already passed, the trust itself governs the transfer of properties and given your stated dates, you may not be subject to prop 19 but you need to speak to an attorney regarding the specifics to know your options.
My mother recently passed away. I have a will and a power of attorney signed by my mother. I am her sole survivor. The bank will not allow me to access her bank account saying that I need to go to the county and get a small estate affidavit and/or appointment papers as the... Read more »
Sorry for your loss. A power of attorney expires when the person who gave it dies. So, you can not use the power of attorney to access the bank account. You can use a small estate affidavit if the estate is small enough, but it is not something the County will provide for you. Otherwise, you...Read more »
There is no tried and true method other than good old fashioned detective work. Search the house. Search files. Ask friends and family. Call the attorney who prepared the will you did find. Call other estate planning attorneys in the area. Check with the local probate court to see if a will has...Read more »
I'm a abused beneficiary my siblings won't show me my dad and grandma accounting I believe they're are stealing from my dad and grandma they change their mailing address to a p.o box I've believe my grandma and dad been abused physically and mentally.
The final order for distribution of the estate may contain a provision that states that any later-found assets are to be distributed without requiring a further order from the court. That provision is common in final orders. If that is not the case you will likely need to seek assistance from the...Read more »
If there are assets, and the will is valid, someone will take it I would think. You should lodge the will in the probate court of the county he resided at death. Happy to chat with you if you contact me. Good luck. -John
Lived in house 11 years when daughter lured me to Florida with promise to take care of me and I would be a grandma. Only her and mom had access to funds from sale of my said home. A delapidated Mobil home on 9 acres, with no drinking water was bought for me to live in. I was abandon after being... Read more »
You should talk to a probate attorney if your mom has passed and your daughter is executor of the will. It's hard to tell exactly what is going on but try to sit down with an attorney for a consultation where you can go over everything in detail.
My oldest brother was raised by our father as his own from the age of 4, but my father never tried to legally adopt him. He is now an adult and I am wondering what legal rights he has to the inheritance since my father died without a will? We live in California, and my oldest brother has stolen... Read more »
California. I am due to inherit my mother's house along with my siblings. There are issues with the other siblings not paying for housing expenses and I been taking up the slack. I have requested mediation to come up with a co ownership agreement to distribute responsibilities or to be bought... Read more »
If there is no agreement by the owners regarding payments or selling the property, than partition is the appropriate action to take. It will either force a sale of the property or a buy out of the party asking for a partition.
Daughter is executor. I don't have a lawyer. Daughter has asked me 4 times to put the deed in her name so she can buy property in Tennessee. Transfer of deed daughter states has to go into her name then to me the beneficiary and not directly to me.
This does not sound right. If the estate is in probate, and your daughter has been appointed executor, then the court process will have to be followed, and the property will pass according to the will. If the property is in trust, and your daughter is the successor trustee, the transfer should...Read more »
You would know because the requires the administrator give you notice of the fact that you are a beneficiary, unless no one has your current address. I would suggest that you contact the county of death and check the court's case index to see if a case has been opened. Best of Luck.
If the estate has cash, it is possible under the probate code to file an ex parte petition to do a preliminary distribution of up to 50% of the estate. But eventually you will have to do your accounting and petition for final distribution to be able to distribute everything.
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