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Here is my situation. My mom died in March.She is the only
Here is my situation. My mom died in March.She is the only name on the mortgage of my house.I changed my deed 5 years ago so that my wife and I are on the title. My wife is also deceased. The deed reads my mom has 50% interest we have 50% as joint tenants with the right of survivorship as to my mom and her 50% interest.I don't think I have to go through probate, as the house is legally mine. But do I have to transfer the title to myself? Also should I contact the mortgage company to assume the mortgage? Or should I do nothing?
My mother in law passes away 11 years ago. I have been
My mother in law passes away 11 years ago. I have been notified that she has a life insurance policy with my late husband as beneficiary. This company wants me to prove that I was his sole beneficiary with "estate paperwork". They will not tell me what would be acceptable for estate paperwork. He did not have a will and all of our accounts were in joint names, so there was no probate. What can I give them?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?Customer: FloridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't know how much the policy is worth and was unaware of it. They don't seem to care that I don't have the policy, they just want me to come up with estate paperwork.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Estate Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
What can you do about a lost "irrevocable" trust document
What can you do about a lost "irrevocable" trust document that held a life insurance policy? It was made 21 years ago and lawyer is deceased. No one has a copy of actual trust. Can a new trust be made? Only thing that exists is Certificate of trust document.
My father died recently. I am the sole trustee, the sole
My father died recently. I am the sole trustee, the sole Executor and we have a trust which is not clear about the bank account I have with my dad who is now dead. Is the money left in the bank account apart of the trust now or is it mine because I saved it and use it to pay off his debts and want to know if what is left in the account is mine or does it become part of the Trust???
I have a claim against the estate of my late father. TheView more estate law questions
I have a claim against the estate of my late father. The court has asked for a discovery plan to be filed. Do both sides file a discovery plan and what are the primary components, requests, and format that go into the discovery plan?