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I am seperated from my partner and we have to split

I am seperated from my partner and we have to split properties in Philadelphia and New Orleans but we were not married (8yrs) and have different levels of contribution. Can one lawyer oversee both transactions or do I need one in each state?JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?Customer: Maryland. We just sold our farm and put the money in escrow until the rest is decided upon.JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Just bank statements. It is pretty confusing due to the fact that we each made more money than the other at different times and every pay check from me was basically signed over to her so she could pay the billsJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: On all properties they were titled joint rights of survivorship.

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My ex wife and I hold title jointly to property in

My ex wife and I hold title jointly to property in California. If either one of us passes will the deceased owner's interest automatically transfer to the living ex-spouse?

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My wife and I have a home in Connecticut, where we are both

My wife and I have a home in Connecticut, where we are both on the deed. Isn't this "Tenancy by the. Entirety"?

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My mother recently passed away. She and my father (living)

Hi. My mother recently passed away. She and my father (living) jointly own a house, and she had a car, which my father is on the title of with rights of survivorship. Her only other assets are an IRA that named my father as beneficiary and a bank account with about $800 in it. She has some credit card debt and I am wondering how that is handled. Is it necessary for us to do probate?

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My wife, who was stil payin for a house,,passed away,,How do

My wife , who was stil payin for a house,,passed away,,How do I ,as husband, able,2 get name on deed,& continue payin, for it?

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Can a residence originally held Joint tenant by 4

Can a residence originally held Joint tenant by 4 individuals be split 50% in an irrevocable trust and 50% held by the other 2 owners?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?Customer: Mortgage on property with dee 2 husband and wifes all as joint tenant in common. Father and mothwer want to put their 1/2 into a Irrevocable trust.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no James

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In Michigan, can a joint owner (jtros) of a home be forced

In Michigan, can a joint owner (jtros) of a home be forced to sell the house to pay the co-owner's estate debts? The debts are only in the name of the deceased person and we were not married. Thanks for your assistance.

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My mother executed a warranty deed with joint tenants and a

My mother executed a warranty deed with joint tenants and a right to survivorship in 2004. Had it notorized but did not file it with the county recorder, she said I could do that at the time of her death. I have filed the document with the county and am wanting to sell the property. One title company attorney said there would be no problem but the company the buyer wants to use is wanting an affidavit of heirship. Who is correct?

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My husband just passed. Both real estatemproperties are in

my husband just passed. Both real estatemproperties are in both names. Do i need a probate lawyer?

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