There is no law requiring Probate, Testate or Intestate. It may not be practical to Probate the Estate , as it is a lengthy expensive process, and there may not be enough assets available. There are a lot of factors to consider, and in your case, are you an Heir At Law/ Next Of Kin? I...Read more »
My wife's father died (no spouse) in Tennessee with a will which states everything is is to be split between six siblings. Her sister is executor of the estate and the will has been probated. The four month waiting period has passed. A parcel of vacant property is included with the inheritance... Read more »
More than likely yes as most Probate Judges will not order asset distribution without all claims paid. And 4 months is just the start, creditors actually have a year from death of the decedent to file claims usuually. Thus it is hard to properly close an estate earlier than 16 months or so....Read more »
Co-executors can not agree on a price to sell the home and one is living rent free for many years and wants to keep the home. There are 4 people involved two get 1/3 and two get 1/6 of the home and the rest of the estate. The will has been in probate for over two years. I want to fill a petition so... Read more »
Either a co-executor or a tenant in common can file an action for a partition sale. The home may or may not be in probate. You need a competent attorney to do this. The personal property assets are probably lost at this point. But a good attorney should be able to force a sale.
My grandma left me part of her estate when she passed away. She Appointed one of my cousins as Trustee of her estate. I went to jail for a period of 4 months. While in there I was served with papers accusing me of damages to the house that I did not do and a court date was set. I was physically... Read more »
You might file a Rule 60 Motion now within 1 year of the Judgment. You need to be very convincing of your legal disabilities at the time. But even if you are in jail, you need to file papers (including handwritten in pencil) with the Court. Default Judgments are often set aside. You should...Read more »
I am a co-executor of an estate and was wondering about due process. It was my understanding that a motion to sell the home was supposed to be filed with the court and the realtor was supposed to submit comps to be approved by the judge. The house has a buyer, so is this process necessary?
You need to hire a competent attorney. Real Property usually does not have anything to do with Probate, unless there is a Will Devising the disposal of such, or the Estate is Insolvent. Many title companies want Probate to ensure that no debts remain against the Estate, but it is not a legal...Read more »
The sister is not the executrix here. If there is an actual Probate, then the substitute executrix takes charge, or the Court will appoint someone. If no Probate, then that Will has no effect. Your problem is that your
sister is now in control of both Parents' property due to intestate...Read more »
The car and the gun was in my uncles name, the drugs wasn't mine. The cops let my friend take car. I was told I could get my gun when I got out of jail. Then when I went up there they wouldn't let me have it. Im fighting the drug charges. Im not being charged with a felony. Since the gun is my... Read more »
Felony charges might occur at Grand Jury. If there is a Probate, Administrator should ask Court for return of firearm. But it is probably not worth the trouble, and may again result in more charges. Hire a competent attorney, but you being in possession of drugs and firearm are themselves...Read more »
Eventually you are going to want or need to sell or refinance or insure the house and/or the car and you won't be able to do so until the titles are updated into the names of living persons. The purpose of probate is to update the titles. The deadline is more of a practical one, when you need to...Read more »
My aunt was in a nursing home for the past 2 years. Last March (7 months ago), she had her house put in my mothers name (her sister). My aunt passed away a couple of weeks ago. From what I understand since the house was given to my mother it will not be included in probate. But is it possible for... Read more »
It may be possible that TennCare takes it. Your Aunt should have hired a competent attorney. But do not Probate anything, hire a competent attorney to conduct a title search, and your Mother needs to conduct herself as the owner.
You'll have to look at the deed to determine who owns the house. If they are divorced and she's not a title holder than the house would pass to the next eligible heir by statute. Consult a local attorney to determine what options, if any, you may have.
More than likely the home was owned as Tenants By The Entirety, where the survivor takes the fee. So the surviving spouse had individual title, and the issue nothing. Home would have never been in probate estate since no insolvency. If title was not in the husband and wife, then there may be a...Read more »
Either the Administrator or the actual Heirs at Law need to file a Detainer Warrant immediately. Hire a competent attorney to get it going. The Detainer must be filed, served or posted, a Judgment for Conviction procured, and if the occupants are still there 10 days after the Judgment, a Writ of...Read more »
Your daughter should engage a landlord-tenant eviction attorney to help her carry out the process of eviction legally. The amount of notice that must be given to the existing tenants depends on the duration of the lease.
What is your question? It appears that you lost the Divorce, and your only alternative is to file a timely Appeal. There was nothing wrong with the Deed as you describe it. And I would presume the Daughter has the Remainder still subject to the Wife's Life Estate.
I was put on probation for 2 counts of Sexual Battery, during my probation period I was able obtain unsupervised probation. There was one probation officer that did not like me and was always trying violation me. While on unsupervised few months into my my probation was to end. She was able to... Read more »
No debt, only personal items. My husband has a bill of sale for a vehicle he bought from his best friend. His friend is elderly and has since passed away before he was able to locate and sign the title. My husband took possession of the vehicle after his friend's passing as he had paid the sale... Read more »
No probate possible with no assets. Let daughter try to file suit or probate it, where you would make a claim against the Estate. Title may be difficult, but a lost title application may suffice. You are far too worried about this.
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