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Don't do that! First, the will is not effective until the testator dies, not a minute before, and then usually only after a court has probated the will and issued letters testamentary giving the executor the authority to sell and distribute the estate. If anybody has a power of attorney for the...Read more »
First, let me express my sincere sympathy regarding the loss of your mother. The answer to your question depends on many things and there is not enough information to provide a thorough answer. We would need to know whether your mother had a will, how the property was deeded, how much debt your...Read more »
I see probation 2-3 times a month. I take money on almost every occasion. Have to take off work every time. I completed 40 hr community service. I haven’t committed another offense. Today I was told I’m going to court tomorrow about payment when I just took money up the last 3 weeks in a row.... Read more »
Yes I am getting information for my grandfather. He inherited a house and piece of land from my great grandmother when she passed. He put his soon to be ex wife on the deed and now she is leaving and packing all her stuff to leave. She just came into alot of money from her father passing. Can he... Read more »
I am not certain what you mean by hiring a lawyer to help you determine the fee to the probate court. You should be able to call the court, tell it what you are filing and it will give you the fee for the filing.
I was given a citation in August 2017, and missed my court date. I never received anything in the mail about court or even anything about my license being suspended a few months later. I've looked up the citation number online and it's nowhere to be found. My license was suspended February of 2018... Read more »
TAKE CARE OF THE FTA.... IT NOT ONLY SUSPENDED YOUR LICENSE. YOU GOT A WHOLE WARRANT. You are going to have to pay the FTA or provide a good excuse to get potential fine excused. Take care of the FTA first or be in fear of warrants. I pray this helps.
Wants to revoke him on full years... When technically his secomd term has not began yet.so he zhpuld only be able to be violated and revoked on his current probation right? Not the 5 he aint even started right?
My dad died without a will. He only has a house and car as assets both with loans. He also has alot of credit card debt and medical bills. Will I be able to keep the house or will it be ordered to be sold to cover the debts when I file a probate case or will the creditors put liens on the house... Read more »
This question is not as easy to answer you you may hope.
First, it is the general rule that assets must be sold to pay debts. So, on first blush, if his debts are greater than the value of his equity in the house and the other assets he has, it probably makes no sense to open an estate....Read more »
He was married and had a baby by an ex girlfriend. Neither has done anything. The siblings want to get things settle. Without a dog in the race can we ask for our money spent on probating his estate be given back. We are wanting what is best for his son which is a minor.
You are in a difficult spot. If your brother has assets that need to be retitled in his child's name, the best answer might be to apply for a year's support for the child. If your brother did not own any assets that need to be transferred through probate court, not opening the estate might be the...Read more »
If real estate goes to one beneficiary and the residual estate goes to another beneficiary, does the mortgage on the real estate need to be paid off with residual assets, or can the mortgage be assumed by the beneficiary of the real estate? What options does the PR have? Can the PR seek an... Read more »
This question requires more information. It could be that the mortgage must be paid from the remaining assets upon transfer. It also depends on how title is held currently held to the property. The estate remains liable on the mortgage if you simply transfer the oropteru without resolving the...Read more »
You have no authority to act in place of your husband unless the court issues Letters to you. The court can't do that if you do not file the will for probate. You might consider filing a petition for year's support to have the house placed in your name. once it is in your name, you can sell it.
I'm not certain about your question. Since you are the executor of your husband's estate, I assume Letters Testamentary were issued to you. You are required to do whatever the will says do. If you are supposed to sell the home, then you simply sell the home. You do not need to be on the mortgage...Read more »
If your husband has a will it is your obligation to file the will with the probate court. However it is not your duty to all for the will for probate. If the car is the only asset your husband has you should be able to go to the county tag office and sign an affidavit that will allow the tag office...Read more »
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