My grandmaother's house was just sold, my mother has already past away. The lawyer who did the closing put my mother's share in an estate. I don't know why he did it that way. How does my mother's children get the money out of the estate?
Hello,If the property was still in grandmother's name when she passed, the executor of the estate would sell the house and put the money into the estate bank account. Then he would make any distributions from the estate bank account to the individual heirs. Everything must go through the estate first because legally grandmother's estate owns all her property after she passes..Once all the debts of the estate have been paid, the executor can then distribute any assets in the estate to the beneficiaries. But there is no set time that an executor must distribute assets by if there are still outstanding debts.
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You didn't answer my question. It wasn't about my grandmother's estate it was about the money that was put in my mother's estate
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