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My mother had past away I been helping her for 7 months

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My mother had past...

My mother had past away I been helping her for 7 months before that we was not very close she made a trust I asked her about it she told me she was trustee and seecondary trusty was someone I did not care much for but she had been ill she wrote a new will and told me to give to him and he would do as it said but it had not gone that way what can I do

Lawyer's Assistant: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Laverne California

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

I only have the title to the mobile and I have the will she just wrote a few months ago when she started to get ill

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I had thought the mobile was not in the trust and have sold but I have till Monday to have copy of trust in but thinking I will not get sold like planned my mother sighed a title transfer to me on mobile and she was alive and she past away before I had chance to do anything with and she was the trustee of the estate at time

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Estate Lawyer: LegalGems, Attorney replied 1 month ago

I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing.

The successor trustee is the party that takes over the trust when the original trust passes; they are often also named as the executor in the will.
That person must comply with the terms of the trust and of the will or they can be sued for breach of the fiduciary duty.
Their responsibility is to gather all of the assets, inventory them, pay off creditors and disburse remaining assets/funds to the heirs.

If title to property is held jointly with a right of survivorship (ie a mobile, car, real estate etc) or with a pay on death beneficiary that property then passes directly to that party and is not part of the trust or the probate.

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