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Can a quiet title action be filed if there are no liens or

Hi. My name is Ann. Can a quiet title action be filed if there are no liens or encumbrances on the property?JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: ColoradoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The property was quit claimed in mid 90s from my grandmother to her three children (my father and his two siblings) in tenancy in common. Then within the same QCD she (my grandmother) deeded the 1/3 interest of each to the spouses in joint tenancy. (example: my dad owns 1/3 interest and he and my mother own the undivided 1/3 interest in joint tenancy. My aunt (my dad's sister) quit claimed her 1/3 interest to my dad. My uncle, (my dad's brother) passed away intestate so his 1/3 interest passed by operation of law to his wife (my step-aunt); she passed away about a year later also intestate. She has 3 children from a previous marriage. An estate was never opened. Two of her children have no interest in the property and will comply with whatever needs to be done to remove them from ownership; the third is, quite frankly, extremely greedy and wants to know what the property is worth, what he stands to make out of it if my parents want to buy him out . . . . The house is ancient, is full of asbestos and has no real property value. My parents have resided in the house for many, many years; paid all taxes, upkeep etc. etc. they want to sell and move into a senior living complex but there is the one child of my step-aunt that is going to cause a stink. They don't have the money to fight this out in court - I am a retired 30 year family law paralegal and have to idea what needs to be done. That's about it in a nutshell. Thank you!

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My mother remarried after my dad died. Their estate is small

My mother remarried after my dad died. Their estate is small with a house and few belongings. They both had wills. Her new spouse also has a house and children. My mother has cancer and doesn't have long. What can we do now to make the process easier for both of them and us after she dies? I couldn't get them to do a prenump before they married so I want to make this as painless as possible since I will be the executrix of her estate. Any suggestions? I don't think they will be claiming each other's prior properties and they haven't bought anything together. We are in Texas.JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Only wills at this point.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so. I handled an estate once of a friend with the help of a lawyer. I just want to make sure I get this correct without a lawyer. I have not done anything with Dad's will yet. He died 11 months ago.

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I recently went to a bank to rename 2 small certificates of

I recently went to a bank to rename 2 small certificates of deposit that were owned by my mother with POD to my grandmother. My grandmother died before my mother, and I am my mother's only child. I presented both death certificates and the estate document naming me as my mother's only heir. At the time this was established, the house was the only thing named in the estate. There was a will, but I could only find an unsigned copy. I just recently wrapped my head around getting other accounts consolidated and all other accounts were either left to me or my sons. The bank says I have to amend the estate document to include financial accounts. The lawyer who previously handled the estate wants a $500 retainer to start and says it should take no more than 10 hours. The CD's only total about $2600.00, so this sounds like I will get nothing. The estate is in MS. Is this something I can do on my own, or do I need legal counsel?

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My mom died in May 2016 and I am executor of her will. She

My mom died in May 2016 and I am executor of her will. She had no property, no life insurance, and only had a bank account, a mutual fund acct and and a small amt of stock - all 3 accounts were joint accts in her name and my name. Mom's will is a very simple will that just species that her "estate" be divided equally among her 7 children.I will split the value of her accts between myself and her other 6 children as she specified in her will.Do I need to take some legal action with her will and if so, what do I do?

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Is it possible to have superior custody of a child based on

Is it possible to have superior custody of a child based on substantial change of circumstances? Any case law to support this?Im involved in a custody case as the father seeking primary custodial/time sharing rights to my children against their mother based on the fact that i have primarily cared for the children for the past 4 years without the mother. They are age 9.In 2011 there was an order for child support initiated by the FL dept of Rev on behalf of the mother for seeking state benefits. Child support would mean that i was not supporting them but this was false. She had the dept of Rev stop the income deduction. By Fl standards, i believe that judgement gave her superior custody at that time.Is it possible that that superior custodial right was lost or handed to me, when the deductions ended or when i became the parent in possession of them for the last 4 years?

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My husband just passed away and had about 5000.00 of credit

My husband just passed away and had about 5000.00 of credit card debt spread out between 3 credit cards. Our home is paid for and I have a survivorship deed for it. Can the credit card companies get a lein or hold my home liable for the debt?

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I wrote you about how to proceed legally to reduce my

I wrote you about how to proceed legally to reduce my current child support and you provided me the instruction and I followed through. Since the time that the court served the court the paper work to my former wife, my kids all of the sudden do not want to see me and they say bad thing about me and they do not want to go out. I know from experience that their mother and their uncle from their mother's side bad mouth me. I really do not know what to do. Is there anything I could do it about this?

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My sisters father passed away and there is a family farm.

My sisters father passed away and there is a family farm. The farm is family owned. She inherited her fathers third of the farm. Her Elderly aunt and uncle are co owners with her. When her father passed away she immediate quit her job to go to KY to care for her uncle. He is is 87 years old with Alzheimer's. While she made a trip to GA to get some of her personal belongings An unrelated person / friend took him to get unreversable power of attorney over him Her uncle has a lot of money in various accounts. We are concerned that they are trying to get his money. Now they have this power of attorney. She is afraid that they will tell her that she can't be on the property so she is returning to her home. Her uncle also added her to one of his accounts that has a sizable amount of money in it. Can she be prosecuted for moving that money to prevent them from getting it?

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My husband is deceased. The automobile insurance money from

My husband is deceased. The automobile insurance money from the person that killed him paid $50,000 to "the estate of". I reimbursed for funeral expenses and paid outstanding cc bills but will have approximately $35k left. How do I transfer that money to myself or grandchildren without paying taxes?JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in? When we are ready I'll take you to the appropriate web page.Customer: FloridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: I do have an attorney that set up the estateJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no

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