I suspect that the real property actually went to the Heirs which would include you and your sister, as it appears no Will was Probated. But whatever the case, a title search is necessary and you may wish to file an Action for a Sale for Partition if both you, the sister and the aunt own the real...Read more »
My brother passed away and had no will. He jointly owned property with his ex-girlfriend who keeps giving away his assets instead of using them to pay his debts and reimburse my sisters and I for funeral costs. Can opening probate prevent her from doing anything else?
You can open probate and you should. Once you are appointed as the administrator of your brother's estate you will have the legal authority to demand the return of property that has been stolen from his estate.
Obviously not. Talk to your Clerk's Office about the titles. An Affidavit of Heirship should establish who his Next Of Kin was if needed. Probate is a long, expensive process, and two cars do not justify it.
Not sure of your question, but unless the Will is Probated, it has no effect. Without the Will, the Mothers heirs at law are the owners as tenants in common. In a Partition Action, you might get reimbursed for taxes, expenses, etc.
My mother passed away some years ago and left me and my brother a house behind . so my little brother took over the house. Now that he passed away his children is trying to take over the house. So who has the rights to Inherited the house .
You will need an attorney to conduct a title search, then determine heriship. He should draft and record an Affidavit of Heirship as the source of title notice to the world who the heirs are. Then the heirs need to pay
taxes, insurance, etc. unless they agree to sell. A partition...Read more »
This may depend on how long it has been since the deceased person passed away and if the others named in the will or related persons of the deceased survived the deceased person. A probate lawyer can help determine how to best proceed in what is most likely a Determination of Heirs situation.
Yes... Hire a competent attorney to search the title, including the certificate of title on the mobile home. If secured debt liens exist, and the title is otherwise clear, start paying them along with taxes and insurance. Get an Affidavit of Heirship recorded as your source of title if you are...Read more »
The person in question is a 25-year-old who is under the legal adult guardianship of abusive, controlling parents. The guardianship was filed in SC, but the person and their parents are living in MD. The parents have taken the person's phone and control of their money, they have no privacy and... Read more »
I do not practice in South Carolina, so I would recommend along this question to those who are. With that disclaimer, I believe what you will find is that you will need to petition the Court in SC for a modification of the guardianship. You SHOULD have standing as an interested person to challenge...Read more »
A competent attorney can draft and record an Affidavit of Heirship which discloses to the world who the Heirs-At-Law are. I am not following your foreclosure process: are the Heirs selling the home with the money going to the Bank with no foreclosure? If true, then the Affidavit will be...Read more »
His surviving spouse is giving me 30-day notice (in which I know she can do) but can she label me as tenant and state that I owe rent when there was never a lease between him nor her? She also did not allow me to remove something given to me by my dad. Can she withhold my property stating it is... Read more »
You should have no problem getting the Certificate of Title for the Mobile Home registered in your name. However that has nothing to do with the real property where it sits. Did your Mother own the land? You may wish to hire a competent attorney to search the title and file an Affidavit of...Read more »
You should not make assumptions. However, if you assume the will was filed and valid, and that the estate can otherwise afford to pay all valid liens and judgements, that the deceased had valid legal title to the property, and that your step father follows the law and directions in the will... You...Read more »
Executors if estates have a legal obligation to follow the directives of a valid will, if one exists. SC Probate Court files are public, in general, so you should be able to get a copy of the filed will from the court where the estate is opened.
If you want answers and explanations about...Read more »
My sister passed away recently, leaving all of her estate including her half of our parents home to her husband. We were in process of selling the home. Can we still sell the home or do we have to wait until probate is over?
If your sister was a party to the contract to sell the home, then her estate is now a party to the contract to sell the home. Contract a probate attorney right away to help you get someone (perhaps yourself or your sister's husband) appointed as executor of your sister's estate with...Read more »
Your name can be changed by following the statutory procedure for name changes in your state. If you are the beneficiary of an estate, you do not have to wait until the estate is settled to change your name. Once the name change is complete, however, be sure to provide a copy of the decree to...Read more »
My father inherited land, which he sold in 2017 but did not pay the tax at the time of sale. The IRS charged these taxes in 2018, which my parents were paying at $200/month. There is still over $3,000 owing. My father died in April 2019. Is my mother still responsible for paying this tax?
Mom formed an LLC with her 3 children as owners i guess it was. One daughter was removed off of her per her own request. That left a brother and myself on it. My mother and I fell out and didnt speak for 3 years. At the time there was approx $90000.00 in an account. Mom did this because she had... Read more »
There is nothing to prevent you from opening a probate and petitioning the court to appoint you as the administrator of your mother's estate. Once you are appointed you will have the authority and obligation to gather all of her assets and then distribute them either according to the terms of...Read more »
Before my grandparents passed away. I helped on the farm..When things got broken, grass needed to be cut or anything on the 55 acres I would do. My father passed away when I was 15, do I least get my father's half? My uncle is making me move out of a place that is my home, the place is still... Read more »
You need to hire a probate attorney to help you sort this out. You may or may not be entitled to a share of your grandparent's estate, but you need to act quickly so you do not lose your rights due to failure to timely assert them in the probate case.
You need to contact an attorney in your area that does probate work. Without more information it is going to be really hard to answer your question. Who's name is the property in? Did your father's estate go through probate?
I would recommend that you call and speak to a probate...Read more »
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