Oldest child is executor of will. Both children are residents of KY. Deceased is resident of TN at time of death. Will leaves oldest house (to be sold) youngest being me car jewlry and guns. Guns and jewelry were given to me yrs ago. I buried jewelry ( necklace) with deceased. Is probate necessary... Read more »
Your question cannot be answered without reviewing the will and understanding exactly what assets are in the estate and how much the decedent owed to creditors. As a general rule, real estate is not a probate asset in Tennessee, but that can be changed by will and also it can be drawn into a...Read more »
Me and my husband bought property in Tennessee & in our contract we bought it "AS IS" the woman had a verbal agreement with a man to lease the land though nothing in writing or no money involved and he had 30 days to get what we was told the animals and a trailer off the property and... Read more »
Was told when bought property it was on a shared well with two other properties and seller said he would give me easement to well. It has been approximately 10 years since purchased property and now seller refuses to sign well rights agreement. I am trying to sell my property now but unfortunately... Read more »
No, and very legal. You might be able to sue for a Declaratory Judgment that you have Water Rights by Prescription. But this will take time and money. You are trying to sell real property without title to everything that you represented you owned. It may be better to dig and plumb another...Read more »
It is possible that you, your predecessors and the same for the adjoining property, may have ACQUIESCED to the established on the ground boundary line, irregardless of the titled legal description boundaries. But 5 foot is alot, and it sounds like he just got a survey. It may be prudent to...Read more »
Closing date was pushed 8 days one day before closing date. On supposed closing date told we need 12k more or we can’t purchase. We’ve already gave $5500 between realtors and title company, have over 10k in work and repairs in the property. Paid for 2 appraisals. What are we able to do to... Read more »
Hire a competent attorney today, as you have went in way too far (and the seller knows you are good for alot more money). It appears the contract is already breached, and the seller intends to keep your investment into something you do not own. It is doubtful you will recoup anything. You...Read more »
With him at time of death. Can’t locate a Will. His girlfriend is making it seem like she doesn’t want me to look through anything or take anything. What rights do I have and she have? She still at his house.
Absent a will that leaves things to her, your dad's girlfriend has no rights. You need to hire a probate attorney right away to get a probate case started in order to transfer assets to your dad's heirs, his children. The court-appointed executor may also need to hire an eviction...Read more »
I have lived here for over 3 years. The man signed a contract for me to register deed upon his death in lieu of work performed on call 24hra/7days a week. He wrote a will 3 years ago to prove his intent and disinhereted his only adult child. I am executor and beneficary. He has no one that visits.... Read more »
The daughter is apparently taking the position that there was no will and so she is the sole heir and title vests in the heir(s) automatically at death and, therefore, according to her reasoning, she has the right to evict you. You need to take the will to a probate attorney and open a probate and...Read more »
Has the Will been filed for Probate? If not, then it has no effect. If Probated, then the Devisee owns the devised real property upon filing. Only if it is an insolvent Estate will it come back into the Estate for payment of Claims.
There was an escalation clause that the seller didn't activate. 5 days later, the listing agent is demanding that we meet the escalation clause in that there was another offer, and has stated, that we must pay them the money now. The seller and the listing agent however, signed and dated the... Read more »
You need to read your contract more closely. What are the liquidated damages for your breach? Earnest Money involved? Besides the latter, the seller might be able to sue your specific performance. But it is going to be hard collect on a judgment in
You can try to get the Sheriff to get a Warrant, but it is doubtful. Put together proof of payment, the Contract, and the actual owner's Deed. More than likely You are left with suing your contracting party for breach of contract, fraud, and any other appropriate causes of action. Hire a...Read more »
I have a contract for deed from someone who is buying property on a contract for deed already from someone else. Meaning the person who I pay is not the deeded owner and they do not have their contract for deed recorded. Is this legal in Tennessee? Can someone who is not the deeded property owner... Read more »
Recording the Deed and paying Taxes on the property would be required. Someone else may be claiming ownership, so your Deed may be Champertous. Hire a competent attorney to search the Title and cure yours if possible.
I have a quitclaim deed signed by the deceased individual giving me full access a liability to their property I purchased the property from the deceased individual prior to the individual is being deceased the quitclaim deed was never notarized in the property was never recorded this was in Greene... Read more »
Without a notary acknowledgement of the grantor's execution of the Deed, it is not a conveyance. Recordation is not absolutely required, but you apparently do not have an enforceable Deed. If there is an Estate, you might file a Claim for your money.
No it is not a legal requirement. You alone can be the grantee, but his living there might give him possessory and homestead rights. Apparently you already have been conveyed the property, so read the Deed.
My brother and I signed the closing documents provided by Tennessee Valley Title Company. She initially delayed signing the closing documents sighting vacation and then illness, not price. She is now saying she does not agree with the price. My husband and I now live on the property in an upstairs... Read more »
Have you got a recorded Deed to the property where you have title? You may wish to hire an attorney to check your title, as apparently you are not sure what has occurred. If she conveyed her interest in the real property, and you own it, then you should not have to worry with her complaints.
My siblings and i are coowners, as beneficiaries in a family trust, of our parents home. I’ve lived here for 4 years caring for our elderly mother. Zillow and trulia show the value as over $600,000 (which it might be had it been updated and maintained over the years). I made it known shortly... Read more »
In a Partition Suit, an appraisal has virtually no relevance. It would only be considered in evaluating the Case, that is whether Partition is viable or not. Much more important is the amount of debt and liens against the property, and the tax appraisal.
Property is jointly owned by my Mom and sister. Mom has Alzheimer's and needs funds for continued dementia care. She is not competent, and I have her POA. Property has no mortgage and was purchased with mostly Mom's money, but now my sister is claiming it is all hers. I have... Read more »
Your initial problem is your Mother's illness. Her incompetency may require a Conservatorship, or possibly a Guardianship, both difficult and expensive. I doubt the Chancellor will order the sale with you as an attorney in fact, and title would be patently suspect. If she is not...Read more »
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