The tax bills are in his name. He says that I don't own any part of the three lots in Benbrook, Texas because they show him as "owner". I told him that Texas is a community property State. He doesn't believe that I have a part of the ownership.
The answer can vary greatly depending on the circumstances. Was this your mother? Was there anyone else ever on the deed? Will all siblings agree to let you have the real property and the vehicle, etc.? I suggest you contact a probate attorney or real estate attorney to assist with this....Read more »
Can she keep me from entering my home that I and my brother live in. My dad and step mom lived in my home for 7 years until dad passed a week ago. I have given stepmom 30 days to move instead of 3 days. She called police and police said I can't enter my home.
When you say "left" to her kids, do you mean she did so in a will? Was the will ever probated?
An heir has a right to refuse acceptance of property left to them and the process to do so depends on if there was an administration of the estate, how much time has passed, when she died, etc....Read more »
My wife and I were the caregivers for an elderly widow who passed away on June 5th. Our friend signed her home over to us on March 25th utilizing a Texas General Warranty Deed but we didn't file it right away because while she needed assistance she wasn't ill and we didn't anticipate that in a few... Read more »
Until the deed is invalidated, it appears you are the legal owners of the house and have a right to take possession. I suggest taking pictures of all the contents and the house, etc. in the event you may need them later. Keep an inventory of all contents.
My father didn't have a will, and only has 2 children. He wasn't married. My Aunts have taken the keys to his home and wouldn't allow me (his son) inside to search for documents necessary for burial. Is that legal for her do given that I'm the son? I researched intestate succession and believe it's... Read more »
If your father left children, those children, not his siblings, are his heirs. Hire a local probate lawyer to help you file an Application for Determination of Heirship and Issuance of Letters of Administration. Once you are appointed administrator of your father's estate, it will be your duty to...Read more »
If I have not acknowledged ownership of my animals to my apartment complex, and have lived there for over a year, but am only now receiving notice of an unpaid amount on my bill, despite having paid what I am obligated, the reason for which is pet rent; am I admitting acknowledgment of having had... Read more »
I put $7k towards the property out of a total of $18k. I was waiting for the remaining funds to come in and he was aware and was fine with it until his truck broke down and he decided he was buying a cabin in Arkansas. So he hounded me to pay another $7k in a couple of weeks which I was trying... Read more »
I am the heir of my father who was the heir of his mother's estate along with 3 other boys. I was cited paperwork and a default judgement has been set against me? Will this harm my credit in any way? Will my banks or anything be messed with? I am just 27 and when all of this paperwork for the... Read more »
I am a co-owner of my house (that my parents paid for) with my ex-boyfriend and we are separated because he had an affair. Both of our names are on the deedWe both had an agreement about things after he left the house. We have a co-signed home equity loan of about
great aunt passed and left everything to her to a select few of her nieces and nephews, One of the nephews was very sickly and not expected to live long, he could live in the house until he died then the house would be sold and divided amongst the remaining living. If he ever moved he would sell... Read more »
I want to sell my mother house but my sister live there. I have served her a eviction letter and she still want leave. She said I can’t sell the house but my mother sign the deed to the house over to me
You're question isn't clear. If she left you her interest in the property then you are a co-owner with your step-father and the property comes with an encumbrance (the mortgage). Anything paid over and above your step-father's interest in the home is subject to a reimbursement claim from him when...Read more »
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