Through Probate [mother willed son to be the Executor and Trustee of their home in South Carolina] whereas the mortgage has gone into the Foreclosure process. He has filed Chapter 7 solely upon the mortgage debt, but the mortgagor will not release the home or accept any offers for said home. What... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
Not sure of your question. But if there is a Ch 7 BR then the Trustee owns the property unless there is an agreed reaffirmation or surrender of the property by the Trustee. The will and probate do not control here if the property did go to him and he went bankrupt. Heirs might file suit and... Read more »
The will or estate is from Oregon
answered on Mar 13, 2023
You will need to ask an OR attorney. But as probably a legal reason, and definitely a practical reason, a contestant would be way too late.
My dad passed away 3 months ago- intestate- and is survived by my mother (his wife), my 2 brothers, and myself. His name is the only one listed as property owner for the family house & land. What do we need to do to keep the property in the family? And will it be put in just my mother’s name... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
Hire a competent SC attorney to search the title, determine heirship, draft an Affidavit of Heirship, and draft a deed from various Heirs to the one Heir which they agree for him to own individually. If multiple Heirs will be tenants in common, someone has to pay taxes and insurance.
We live in South Carolina and I care for him full time. To make things easy for everyone we are trying to plan so that probate can possibly be avoided. He owns no property and has no other assets. The joint checking acct has $75,000. He has a will that indicates all his belongings in the house are... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2023
Probably no probate would be needed. But he might change the bank signature card or put money elsewhere before he dies.
Above box was not working. In SC probate law, how long does a complaining plaintiff have to serve a defendant the summons he has submitted to the court? Plaintiff filed complaint one week before ten year deadline with falsified information being given to the court. Defendant was original named... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2023
Defendant needs a competent SC attorney to file Motion To Dismiss for the SOL, lack of Service, Summons not reissued in a timely manner, etc. This is not the kind of Case to represent yourself as there could a large Judgment By Default, which you would not know about until too late to appeal or... Read more »
The petitioner is indigent, has mental and physical disabilities, the trustee has been committing frauds and not distributing his money so he can’t pay for an attorney. Can the court appoint an attorney and order the trustee to pay for it or get him an attorney probono? I have been assisting him... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2023
You should consult an attorney about appointing a guardian of the person because of his physical and mental disabilities.
answered on Dec 16, 2022
If the creditor had a properly filed mortgage and money was still owed, the creditor can file a foreclosure action. If the foreclosure does not net enough to satisfy the amount owed, no deficiency can be claimed by the creditor.
Be sure to have a lawyer look at the mortgage and the... Read more »
Any house work or anything all is left on me can I do anything
answered on Dec 9, 2022
Hire an attorney to file an action for a Sale For Partition.
What happens with the partition during the redemption period of the delinquent tax sale?
answered on Dec 6, 2022
Any Partition Action will be subject to the Tax Sale, which should have been part of the Partition Sale Order. Apparently the Partition Action is incomplete and erroneous. High tax bidder will ignore the Partition action.
answered on Nov 29, 2022
That stands for “and others”.
How much do you think Insurance companies will settle out ??There were two other vehicles involved!
answered on Nov 22, 2022
I am very sorry to hear about your daughter.
As to our question: It’s unclear to me whether you went to probate court and the estate was set up (you were appointed as personal representative or not?). Assuming you were and there is insurance available it often does not take very long... Read more »
On the deed one person signed but 2 of her siblings were listed as heirs but did not sign the deed. Do the siblings have claim to that land?
answered on Aug 22, 2022
You will need a competent SC attorney to read the Deed, and search the Title. But you probably were only conveyed the one signing grantor's interest, so that you are a Tenant In Common with the other Heirs. An Heirship Determination may be in order to see who has Title. Hopefully you did... Read more »
I live in Tacoma, WA. His car, photos, police memorabilia and belongings are at his girlfriends house in which he stayed. She is not cooperating with me Getting his stuff although I am the sole beneficiary in his will. They weren’t married. I have the Will but, I want to get the stuff with no... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2022
Dear Mrs or Mr,
at first I would like to note that I am not able to answer this from the exact point of view of your jurisdiction. So I will be telling a general legal advice and how I would proceed in your case.
In my country there is a special type of action that can be filed to... Read more »
Sold all his personal property worth 116,000 dollars. How do I get it back. The estate has not been through probate yet
answered on Jun 14, 2022
That is a terrible situation. I am sorry to hear you are going through this. Unfortunately, you probably cannot get the personal property back from any of the buyers unless you can find them and can prove that they knew or should have known that your daughter did not have authority to sell the... Read more »
I have bill of sale for property contents were owned my me, which executor said I forged however court found me not guilty.
Executor stated he had property in side outside storage building but does not.
Hes basically stolen my livelihood using probate court.
answered on May 10, 2022
It appears that you have already lost your Case. You might hire an attorney to file an Appeal, but you must act quickly, and the personal property may not be worth it.
answered on Apr 18, 2022
The devil is in the details, of course, but as a general rule, yes, a lender may foreclose its lien without having to go through probate court. The promissory note may no longer be enforceable against the decedent’s estate, depending on the statute of limitation for claims of decedents in your... Read more »
The home is a probate estate home, whereas the tenant is the son (Executor) and heir. The home was willed to the son, but he says that the mrtg lender told him he has no rights to the home because he is not on the deed. Is this true?
answered on Apr 5, 2022
Yes. They can file the day before the auction. If the property was willed to the heir, then the heir has an ownership Interest in the property.
answered on Nov 24, 2021
If Mother was the titled owner, and no Will is Probated with a Devise of it, the real property is owned by her Heirs at her death. It, the property only, is subject to the Mortgage Lien. Taxes and Insurance still have to be also paid, or the Heirs will lose it. Hire a competent SC to determine... Read more »
How can I challenge the judgement I was never given notice for? I was never served any noticed from the creditor or received any mail. Just a judgement against me that was left on my mother's property taped to her door.
answered on Oct 8, 2021
Immediately hire a competent SC attorney to file a Motion to Set Aside the Judgment for lack of Due Process, Untimely Claim Against the Estate, Rule 60, etc. in the Court that rendered the Judgment. Also notify your Surety if there is one, and check the Estate File at the Court carefully.
Doesn't the wife already own 50%? Why does she only get a lifetime right on the house? The wife says she had no knowledge of what the will said before his death.
answered on Sep 7, 2021
Provided there is no question that the two were married, at the very least she is likely entitled something called an "elective share" and there may be other issues that protect her interest to probate (or non probate) property.
Probate issues are often complicated looking, but a... Read more »
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