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My Mother died in 1997 and in her will her will she left all

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My Mother died in 1997 and in her will her will she left all her property to her six children but t
JA: What are the assets in question? Have any documents been drafted?
Customer: her property was left to her 6 chuldren but it has not been put in our names. there was rental property included. the will was registered but nothing else was done. she named an executor and an alternate.
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: only the will
JA: Estate planning laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: Florida
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: the alternate has been paying the taxes all these years, does that mean she can take the property?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ely replied 2 months ago.

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Has the alternate been LIVING there all this time? How many years, to be exact?