how long dose executor of a will have to settle an estate in maryland so i can get my house back after my mom pasting in 12/2006
Optional Information: baltimore, Maryland
Were you named in the will to recieve the home.
Has the will been probated according to the state laws. Was an executor/trix named to handle the estate. Has the registry of wills been notified. Were there any debts incurred by the deceased. Has anyone contested the will.
I own the home. I bought it before my mother passed. I bought out my siblings and the mortgage is in my name. My mother continued to live in my home until her passing.
The contents of the home are listed in her will as to be sold and funds divided among all five children. My sister and brother are co-executors of my mothers will and my siblings cannot decide on how to handle the contents in the residence that I own. My mother passed a year ago on December 31st.
They need to file probate and pay Maryland taxes if owed. This is most often done within the first 9 months preceding death. I suggest that they file the will with the register of wills and go forward with filing of the first account as required. The links below will be of assistance. It sounds as though your mother had life rights with you having ownership of the home. The home (if as described) is legally yours now.
contact the register of wills for your county to file.
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The will was registered over nine months ago but the contents have not been removed from the property. I want to know what my rights are as home owner. How long do I have to wait? I am trying to do major home repairs but need the my mothers contents removed from the house.
At this point it is entirely up to you as some of the items are going to be divided to you as well. At this point you need to discuss with your siblings where to store or what to do with the items. You yourself can remove the items and store them and charge the estate if the will has not been finalized. Short of a court order mandating the items remain in the home I suggest you store them at the expense of all heirs. This should get them moving on finishing out the estate and distribution as required.
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