i need to obtain power of attorney over my mother's estate. She died leaving no will. She owned a duplex in which i live on one side and my brother lives on the other. we'd like to remain here but the house is going into foreclosure and we'd like to do a loan remodification to lower the mortgage to make it more affordable for us. When she passed her mortgage wasn't a fixed rate after so much time it became a adjustable rate and the payment was more than we could afford. how do i get this process started? how long does it take? and how much does it cost?
going to bankruptcy court to get a automatic stay. But i have 4 kids and i've lived here all my life. its important that we make it more stable.
To be deemed the PoA, you would need to file a motion to be declared PoA in probate court. The length of time it takes really depends on the court's docket, but should not take longer than 30 days in any event. The filing fees will vary by court, but it should not cost more than $250.
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