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My daughter, son-in-law and myself together own a townhouse.

Good Morning, my daughter, son-in-law and myself together own a townhouse. I want to make sure my 4-year old grandson gets my share when I pass, do I need to put this in my will or will it automatically go to my daughter and then to the grandson?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Nothing has been done so farJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No, that is my major concern as I understand my son-in-law even though he did not put in money into buying the townhouse, by Texas law he gets a share because he is married to my daughter. He has other children by different women so I want to be sure they don't get my share.

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I am currently in the process of buying a house. I am

Hello, I am currently in the process of buying a house. I am married, but it has been rough and possible divorce may be in the next few years. I am putting all of my money down on the house and he refuses to sign a quit claim for the title. I want to be sure in the event of a divorce, those funds are allocated back to me and whatever equity. I close on the 30th and need to make a decision on vesting. Question: Do I chose tenancy in common in lieu of join tenants? Also if I draft this verbiage in a document and get it notarized, will it hold up in a court of law?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Don't think so

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My husband passed 3 years ago. no estate, no probate only

my husband passed 3 years ago. no estate, no probate only assets in only his name is $300 check from an insurance company, but house was in both of our names. Ambulance company suing for $850 do I have to pay?JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: new jerseyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: only the check for $300 - it was filed in surrogate court and I signed surviving spouse affidavitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I think that's it

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When my father died all siblings signed off the estate

When my father died all siblings signed off the estate leaving my mother the house .Years later she was going to donate the house to a institution in order to put a stop someone had to occupy the house. I was elected by siblings, it took me three months before I made the move. She had remarried lived in CA stated never to return to NM. In time she wanted to what she called the headache (the house) out. She asked me to draw up the deed for her to sign so I sent her a Warranty Deed (Joint Tenancy) she wanted my older sister and myself. It came back with a letter of acknowledgement attached to the deed I waited eight months to file with the courts thinking she would change her mind. She asked that we not inform the remaining of the change. She did return to NM and played the victim that I tricked her and at the time my sister wanted out (sign off) stated she didn't want anything just as long as I had a place to live.The oral agreement was all were to help in repairing and renovation and the monies collected on the rental pay the taxes, insurance and exspenses. She didn't want any of monies for tax reasons. I had done my part of the agreement but with no help from her, and now she sued me stating I haven't shared monies and keep for my self enjoyment. I released copies of my records of the house account showing where the monies went and are. I has lost two rental for actions she conducted without my acknowledge rewriting rental agreements therefore they vacated rental, also she did a change of address to the insurance co. and was suppose to do a name change only.(Lost insurance coverage). I've counter sued for breach of partnership. Now they want me to buy her out and drop the sue. My question is what would be the outcome of the counter sue if I continue with it. I have witnesses and documents.

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I need to add my nephew's name to the title on my mobile

I need to add my nephew's name to the title on my mobile home that is paid for. I live in Florida. Is this going to be all I need to do incase something happens to me my home won't go to probate?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the mobile home?Customer: It's old. 44 yrs oldJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: No. I have the title. Just need to prepare for someone to have rights on it in case I pass.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no, that's it

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Parent recently died without a will. House is in joint

Parent recently died without a will. House is in joint tenancy with surviving spouse (not related to deceased's adult children). Parent left clear instructions/notes that house should go to daughter when spouse dies and/or is no longer living in the house. Spouse does not dispute this, and relationships are generally amicable.What is the best way to ensure that this directive is carried out with the least tax /or capital gains liability on either party? If the daughter is added on to title in joint tenancy with surviving spouse, what are the potential liabilities to either party? Would this at all alleviate any tax liabilities when surviving spouse dies?

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My mother inlaw was in an auto accident 3yrs ago an and sued

my mother inlaw was in an auto accident 3yrs ago an and sued and was awarded 60,000. she wanted my wife(her daughter)to be her care taker which my wife is a c.n.a. and the insurance company was paying my wife, her mother also put my wife as power of attorney and made her care giver,the problem is the 60,000. my mother inlaw put in a joint account with her the owner and my wife joint owner and the last 18 months they spent 45,000. on trips grocerys and you name it, now its down to 12,000. and my mother inlaw is trying to say my wife spent it all. I new they would blow the money and I wanted no part of it, I told my mother inlaw why did,nt you put it in your account if you did not want her to spend any of it, or at least keep track of it. she had told my wife she could do anything she wanted to with that money now she says my wife owes her!JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: michiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no she said she retained an attournyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I am one of seven siblings who share a common deed, so I

I am one of seven siblings who share a common deed, so I Thought, however the oldest has filed a quick claim deed and noe says she owns it. Can she do this?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: Michigan and it is property inherited from our motherJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: yes, my sibling filed the quick claim each sibling owned a seventh of the property. This deed was filed in 1990JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, the wording on the deed in 1990 was that if any sibling pre-decease the others, their share would diminish and the division would be a sixth.

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I believe I am the victim of fraud, What do I need to prove

I believe I am the victim of fraudJA: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: What do I need to prove that someone entered into joint tenancy with me to take what I hadJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: North CarolinaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They put nothing in and I put 167000 down they never paid mortgage now trying to get a settlement from me

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