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I have not probated my Moms will, she died Oct. 15, 2015. I
I have not probated my Moms will, she died Oct. 15, 2015.I have four siblings and they will all be owners of our family farm. We were contacted by a oil exploration company and want to pay us $3000.00 total for exploration rights. Is it ok to use money from this $3000 to probate will and pay property taxes before I divvy up siblings portion of this money? There is no money in Moms banking account and no money periodOther than my personal money to pay for probate & taxes.Thank you for your help!Pacca Conrad
I have been trying to find out how to become the owner of
I have been trying to find out how to become the owner of the home I live in in order to deal with the bank and qualify assistance. Attorney 2020 at your site writes that I can deal with the bank as I am the owner because the deed is now solelyin my name. My mother also wrote a letter appointing me as the executor home. A couple of attorneys have said that I've created tax problems by recording the deed in my name and instructed me to communicate with a probate / tax attorney.Additionally, there is a lien on my father's name and a knowledgeable person said that the lien holder has one year following the person's death to obtain payment. Since my father died in September 2013 and neither my mother, the trust or myself has been contactedby the lien holder I was told there lein is vacated. I no this question may need to be answered by different people, any help you can provide will be useful.
my mother just passed away. i am the executor of the will.
my mother just passed away. i am the executor of the will. i was told that i need a short form from the courts so that i can access my mothers's funds to pay for her final bills and set up a bank account and sell her house. the one lawyer i spoke with told me that i
We got married after purchasing a home. What is the best way
We got married after purchasing a home. What is the best way and term to use to change our title in CA so as to protect from probate, taxes or anything else untoward when one or both of us dies. We want it to go to the surviving spouse with ease. Then to one of our children when both of us die. Thank you,M
My wife passed away and left properties overseas.
I have an
My wife passed away and left properties overseas.I have an attorney over there and she told me that following the local law those will be distributed. Nice and easy. My question is do I must file those at the local probate court over here? My attorney here kept on insisting. For me it sounds nonsense and it is a quite messy situation over here.
I am a foreign investor who live outside US. I have real estateView more estate law questions
I am a foreign investor who live outside US. I have real estate property in US which is registed in my name as the Sole Owner.I want to know the simplest way of passing the property to my wife/children after my death? I need to know the pros/cons of setting up a will vs Adding them as Joint Owners for the property.I also need details on how will property be transfered to my wife/children and the Tax implication. Also, I would like to know if I add them as Joint-Owners, can I set up a legal instrument that ensures I have full irrevocable authority over the property during my life.