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Sep 16 2016 | 5:32 pm - Q. A few years ago, my husband and I set up a trust and living will. Now we would like to deed our condo in the trust over to our daughter. Does the trust have to be changed or the condo removed from the trust?
Sep 02 2016 | 3:15 pm - Q. I had been living with my mom for the past 12 years in the house she has owned for at least the last 20 years. She has always told me the house would be mine when she died. My mom died a few months ago and I thought everything was fine until I...
Jul 22 2016 | 3:17 pm - Q. I purchased a six-flat about six months ago. A fomer tenant sent me an email telling me where to send her security deposit. I received a rent roll from the seller when I bought the building that showed there was no security deposit for her...
Jul 08 2016 | 5:27 pm - Q. My ex and I were divorced about five years ago. There was no money in the house and he wanted to stay so I happily left. I was still on the mortgage so he promised in our agreement to make all the mortgage payments and sell or refinance the...
Jun 10 2016 | 2:31 pm - Q. I filed a request to reduce my tax assessment and it was denied. I saw on the notice that I could still appeal the county’s decision but was confused as to how to proceed.
May 13 2016 | 3:25 pm - Q. My husband and I sold our home and were scheduled to close the sale a few weeks ago. Two days before the closing, we found out the buyers were getting a divorce and they didn’t want to buy the house anymore.
Apr 29 2016 | 3:05 pm - Q. My parents put their house in a living trust and named themselves as trustees. The trust states in the event of their passing, my sister would become the successor trustee. The only problem with this is no one has seen or heard from my sister in...
Mar 11 2016 | 6:07 pm - Q. We will be listing my mom’s house for sale within the next couple weeks. Mom has some memory and dementia issues, though much of the time she understands where she is at and usually has no problems recognizing family and friends. We are...
Feb 19 2016 | 3:41 pm - Q. We listed the home we have lived in the past 22 years for sale a few weeks ago. There was much interest and we received two offers within three days of listing the property. Two days after we signed the contract, our attorney received a letter...
Feb 05 2016 | 3:02 pm - Q. My wife and I were scheduled to close on our new home a few weeks ago. The sale of our old home was scheduled in the morning and our buy was scheduled that same day in the afternoon. Everything looked fine up to the day of the closing.