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Here can I find a form for life estate? Tennessee, no, no.

here can I find a form for life estate?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: TennesseeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no. the Landlord and I are agreed that a life estate is what we think we need. we want to protect my lease incase something happened to him.

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My parents are almost 70 years old.they have no will or

My parents are almost 70 years old.they have no will or power of attorney. My mom gets social security while my dad gets social security and a pension. Their health care coverage is a combination of Medicare and dad pension health plan. Pension plan covers 20% while Medicare covers rest. They have property valued at around $650k. They want to pass property to kids and grandkids. What is the best way to do this without having to worry about probate. Should they also be planning for Medicaid spendown out of concern for 5 year look back period?JA: Can you tell me what state this is in? And just to clarify, what paperwork has been filed?Customer: New York. They have done absolutely nothing. This is a last ditch effort to get them to do some estate planningJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I'm a realtor and my client's home is in a life estate. She

I'm a realtor and my client's home is in a life estate. She is still alive and the remainders are her six kids. They want to sell the property now while she is still alive and with sound mind. Can one of the remainders get a power of attorney for everyone and sign on all 7 people's behalf. They are all in agreement of selling the property.JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: IndianaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The life estate was set-up last year.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My children's father just passed. Two of my children were

My children's father just passed. Two of my children were awarded land /house in the divorce in 2000. It was deeded to them with a life estate to their father. A sibling from a previous marriage has presented a promissory note where she claims to have loaned the father money. There are 9 children. Would the children be responsible for this debt and if so would it be paid by the 8 or could she direct to only a select few?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MississippiJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: The deeds were filed in 2000 the Sibling that said she has a promissory note told my children yesterday to get their checkbooks out that it had been filed. So I am thinking she did it this week. The will has been read and she was given a truck and furniture etc. that she had given her father. All of these items have been picked up.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The judge made me sign a Quit Claim deed for the property and there were a few months of time that lapsed between the divorce and the filing of the Deeds to my children. Both occurred in 2000.

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My mom passed away 3 years ago and my step dad passed away

my mom passed away 3 years ago and my step dad passed away November 26 2016 the deed was only in my mothers name but they had a loan and used the house as collateral when my mother passed the deed says the house goes to the heirs the finance company will not talk to me because there was no will what can I doJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TennesseeJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: they will not let me go through probate court the claim is not large enough and they will not let me claim small executor either, we can still pay the payments but they will not put it in our nameJA: When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: my son wants to buy the house but he wants it in his nameJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a quit claim deed and i need a lawyer to check that i

i have a quit claim deed and i need a lawyer to check that i have it correct how much does that cost?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: ok hold onJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: california i did not get an email from you yetJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no not yet. I want to take my ded and add a name as joint tenents with right of surviorshipJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: jusdt what i wrote to you just now

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My husbands mother passed away a few days ago. Mom owned

My husbands mother passed away a few days ago. Mom owned (free and clear) and lived in a mobile home located in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. The title of the mobile home had been put in the mom's name, in addition to her two adult children (my husband and his sister). Husband and sister did not live in the home. The mobile home is worth approximately $50,000. Question is: Will the two adult children on the title of the mobile home be legally responsible for any excess medical bills or any other bills for matter, from the proceeds from the sale of the mobile home? Thank you.JA: What state is this in? And how old is the mobile home?Customer: Nebraska and mobile home is approx. 12 yeas old.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Nothing has been done yet. The home is still being cleaned out. We are just trying to get an idea of the legality of responsibility of excess medical and/or other outstanding bills mom might have.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I can think of. Just curious about the proceeds of the mobile home and if the two adult children will be responsible for any possible excess bills from the proceeds from the sale of the mobile home. Thank you.

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I live in sharp county, arkansas. I have a mate an a

i live in sharp county , arkansas. I have a mate an a biological daughter and granddaughter. When i pass i would like to leave my home and two acres and buildings or contents to me biological daughter and granddaugher but i want my mate to be able to live on and control the property to her passing without conflict. My beneficiary to my property will be my daughter and her daughter .JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Arkansas sharp countyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no just my deed to propertyJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i would like to know is there a deed to allow this that will keep such property out of probate

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My husband inherited house we live in. Now we are

My husband inherited house we live in. Now we are transferring to Washington and going to rent house. I want my name on deed. How do we do that? Libe in Harris Co, TXJA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes his name is ***** *****JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Since i am not on deed but have lived here whole time...is this my homestead or completely his. Can he kick me out?

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