My dad died in GA and his classic car is in probate. According to the will, my mom is the sole heir of the estate. I have not been able to find a buyer for the car (mom doesn't drive and has Alzheimer's). Mom's house sold and is going to closing shortly so the car needs to be... Read more »
There are a few different ways to accomplish this but you simply distributing the car directly to your niece from your dad’s estate is not one of them. One option is your niece could purchase the car from the estate for fair market value. Another option is distribute the car to the sole heir,...Read more »
My grandmother (Ellen - husband deceased) and mother (Brenda - unmarried) owned a house together, which was their only significant asset. Ellen had one child (Brenda) and Brenda had one surviving child (me). Ellen passed in 2009, Brenda passed in 2011. Brenda had a will, and I was sole... Read more »
With those facts I fail to see the reason for the Probate Action. But you have not disclosed what estates the two owners had, which is why a lawyer should perform a title search. Very possibly they were Tenants In Common, with one/half interests going to each owners' heirs at death. If...Read more »
My mother died intestate and I am the eldest son serving as executor to her estate. Her spouse is illiterate and in capable of handling her affairs. I am attempting to file court documents and I'm in need of assistance.
As a potential administrator you should first determine if Probate is needed. Unless there is alot of property, then Probate is probably worthless and asking for creditors to come calling. Hire a competent attorney to just inquire about its necessity, then decide whether to file an...Read more »
We were married for 42 years. He has two children by 2 other wife’s, both short marriages. But the oldest was opposing me being named administrator no will so in probate. She has since also passed. What happens now? My brother in law is also saying land he gave us to build on is his since we... Read more »
First let me extend my condolences regarding your loss. You packed a lot into this question and more than be answered in this response. On a high level, in Georgia, if your spouse did not have a will, the estate passes to you and the children (even adult children) with you taking no less than 1/3....Read more »
my husband died and I assumed the house went directly to me. but I'm not sure. I want my brother to get the bulk if not all of my estate. my deceased husband and I have 1 living daughter left but her and her husband have been contacting other parties behind my back about purchasing my home,... Read more »
First, hire an estate planning attorney. Seriously, if this is that important to you, hire an attorney to make sure it is done right. Hire a specialist, not an attorney who dabbles in estate planning. Most likely the attorney will recommend a trust, a durable financial power of attorney, a medical...Read more »
In probate she has since died and need to know what to do now. There is also a son not by the same mother but they were close. No one can tell me what to do now. He had a checking account separate from our joint account and bank froze it. There was no one else on the account. Me being 66 and living... Read more »
You will have great difficulty navigating this on your own. Do yourself a huge favor and hire a professional to help you. You are looking for a probate attorney in your area. Click on Find a Lawyer above. Very often the attorney gets paid out of the estate.
My husband passed with no will and i am not on his bank account what do i need to do? My stimulus went to that acct and his last check the bank will not let me do anything with because it is to estate of
My name is Rebekah. I am not sure who to contact regarding my late husbands i guess... Read more »
Removed all contents and closes safety deposit box account out. Which included an original copy of a amended will and vehicle title. The following day, the suspended executor transferred vehicle title from the descendants name into his, providing the DMV with the same invalid court docs.
Since you didn't ask a question, I'm not sure what you need. The facts sound horrible and the executor can easily have a judgment entered against him. I don't understand why there is a codicil to a will still floating around when the court had already issued Letters Textamentary to...Read more »
He understands and speaks slowly. He has no children. He will be coming to live with me. Will he be denied becoming the executor? Should I file for guardianship then executor? Have no clue what I should do.
My brother's wife has 2 checking accounts and a safe deposit box in only... Read more »
It does not appear there is any need for Probate. It appears he as an owner has the authority to act in regards to the three houses and the safe deposit box. If less than a buck in the accounts, forget about them. He may need to talk to a competent attorney to plan his Estate.
My fiance and I were together 12 years and he passed away. We have a son together but my fiance 22 year old son who is not legitimize was put in charge. I'm on the edge of loosening his ashes because I don't know what to do.
My mom died with out a will. For the last five years, I have been living with her and assisting with her care. She had told me it was her wish for me to be her executor of her estates when she passes. I do have two other sibling so I was not quite sure which forms and procures I need to go through... Read more »
At one time she was extremely well off but over the years her health declined and no one knew what she had in accounts or banks. How can we find out if she had any bank accounts or any safe deposit boxes? There is a lot of unanswered questions about where her money and assets went over the years.
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