she says she transfered it to his name to save on insurance rates because she had a dui and was caught driving on a suspended license.
she says she bought and paid for the tahoe.
i say my brother transfered it in his name because she owed him a bunch of money for her fines that he paid for her
Thank you for your follow-up, Angela.None of those reasons are persuasive. A transfer into his name makes the truck the property of the deceased, and by extension the estate's. As a consequence it does not have to be returned. The fact she paid for it is irrelevant, once it was transferred to your brother, it became his, the same as any gift would be, or as a down payment on the debt. But even a gift is sufficient to make the property your brother's, and that is why I agree with your attorney. You are free to simply take the truck and consider it yours, or rather the estate's. Good luck.
Thank you. she put him in this debt and she should have to be responsible to pay it back!
Sellling it will knock a few thousand off of his massive debt and maybe teach her that you get what you give in life.
Thank you for your follow-up. You are most welcome!It may definitely affect her in this instance. But as for the debt, unless it's in writing and she admits it and promises to pay it back, it's likely not collectible.Hope that helps and if satisfied, please do not forget to positively rate my responses so I can obtain credit. Thank you!
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