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If I own property under joint tenant with rights of

If I own property under joint tenant with rights of survivorship can I move out of the property without loosing ownershipJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: PennsylvaniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes we own the properties for 23 years on one and 14 years on the other and the deeds state joint tenants in common with rights of survivorshipJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time

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Need Florida lawyer with experience with joint property

Need Florida lawyer with experience with joint property ownership of residence matters with some family law background, some state-county tax information regarding Homestead Exemptions, some divorce information and how it might impact joint ownership options and such.Situation: I share deed ownership with three others (25% each I guess). We are two couples who are both married who are related and share the residence (they full time and we join in as snowbirds at 6+ mo/yr and it is our primary residence as well. The other couple are considering a divorce. My wife and I are not sure what pitfalls or intrusion we might incur if for example they sold their 50% share to an unknown entity.The wife of the other couple and I alone are listed on the first and primary mortgage ($100,000 remaining) and I alone am on the hook for the second mortgage ($30,000). Could I have the wife of the other couple for example give me a quick claim deed for her share (25%) of the deed ownership even if her husband doesn't know or doesn't agree? Would 75% ownership allow me dominant decision making authority regarding the property use, rent and repair etc?Other questions .............NOTE: although Florida is our primary residence for tax purposes and we stay 6+ mo/yr, we vacation, travel and stay in North Dakota for several months of the year as well. We also are considering making ND our primary residence starting with 2017-2018 maybe.

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Have questions about debt owed after death, Wisconsin, No.

Have questions about debt owed after deathJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: WisconsinJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. Mother in law is dying and is worried about her debts, if they will take assets to pay them when shes gone and she already assigned beficiaries to the asste(s).JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She had a will but didnt send it in so essentially, no will.

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I am asking on behalfof my sister We thought she had life

hello, I am asking on behalfof my sister We thought she had life residence to her home as stated in he husbands will. I wenty to the escrow office and they seem to think that she owns the home. They had joint tenecy before there was a willoJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: cLIFORNIAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NO OTHER THAN JOINT TENECYJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no thank you3

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I have a situation that has come up and I'm wondering if it

Hi! I have a situation that has come up and I'm wondering if it rises to the level of a criminal offense. My ex-husband and I held some stock in joint tenancy. In the divorce decree, which was finalized in 2007, the stocks were supposed to be sold and the proceeds divided, with half going to each of us. He has refused to execute the sale and distribution of proceeds. Several years ago, I approached him to get this done, but he refused and told me he would reopen the entire divorce proceeding. As a result, the stocks have just been sitting. One of the stocks recently went through a merger, with a payout of shares and cash, as well as a spinoff of a related corporation, which also distributed shares and cash. A total of 3 checks were issued in both of our names. He has cashed the checks and not given me any of the proceeds. I have copies of the checks now, and two of the checks do not contain any endorsements at all, and the third check was simply endorsed by him. Is this an issue that I can pursue criminally? I'm in Wisconsin, and know some of the laws about forgery and uttering, but if he didn't sign my name, is it still a forgery, or is it theft?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Wisconsin - but the issue is not with the divorce decree. It has to do with the checks he cashed without my signature or permission.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I'm planning on filing a police report. I've spoken to my local police, and they want me to file the report now that I have the copies of the checks.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No - I think that's it.

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I live in Mass. and my husband just died. We were married 6

Hi, I live in Mass. and my husband just died. We were married 6 years. He had a bank accnt of $33k and I spent $15k for his funeral. He has a truck worth $9k and model railroad trains worth $70k. He has two sons. One of them he hadn't spoken to in 10 years and the other one just contacted him a month before he died. Can the sons get any of my late husband's estate?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the truck?Customer: Mass. The truck is an '08JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: What do you mean?JA: What confuses you?Customer: I haven't reported any of his estate to anyoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I had served him with divorce papers two months before he died, but we were still legally married.

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I am just trying to figure out the difference between

I am just trying to figure out the difference between co-owners/no survivorship and joint tenancy and tenancy in common.JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: GAJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not that I know of. Brother is executor.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I was caretaker and lived with mom who had copd for 6 yrs.

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Question is for Mr. Barrister: Is there a way to title the

This follow up question is for Mr. Barrister:Is there a way to title the new house or some other way to ensure that after my death which will be earlier than hers my two children get half share of the property "after her death" and that all of it does not go to her two children? I do not want to add the 4 childrens names to the property now because I do not want to have to get the childrens signatures if we decide to sell the property while we are both alive. Whatever arrangement you recommend to accomplish this, it needs to endure after I die and through her single period before she dies.Thank you.Paul

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I'm a Denver lesbian fighting my ex for common law marriage

I'm a Denver lesbian fighting my ex for common law marriage status so I can get money from our house and growing our company. She cheated on me and put a fake restraining order so I would not be allowed into my home. My lawyer says I need to settle for her low dollar amount because when we bought our house I had just lost my passport & drivers license and the only way to close before the new year was to sign an affidavit saying we were not common law. Then 6 months later we did a quick deed with joint tenancy. Will that affidavit make me lose?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in? Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes in larimer county coloradoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No I don't think so, just need someone good with common law and same sex couples

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