Has is an estate settled in AZ when the deceased died without a will?
In Arizona it is best to open an estate. That is the purpose for the estate, to transfer property and resolve the debts of the deceased.
What happens if a deceased person did not have a will and the person who is next of kin dies before the estate is settled?
Does a child have legal rights to a deceased father's estate if he died without a Will and there is a surviving stepparent?
In California the estate of a deceased individual needs to exceed what amount before a probate filing is required?
Your father died without leaving a will and your stepmother assumed the tax burden despite the fact that the home is still in the name your deceased parents Who owns the home?
This is the reason to go to probate court, to get these things settled out. Technically, the estate of your father owns the home. Without a will, your step-mother will have some rights to the home, depending on the state, either a life estate, partial ownership, or full ownership. Consult a probate attorney in your state to get things properly defined.
If your father have a wige and she died without a will and he get it when he died and he have lawfull children and illigimate children who get the estate?
Your spouse took out credit cards without your knowledge then she died are you responsible for the debt?
If your name was added on the initial applications (with or without your knowledge) then yes, you would be responsible for the debt. If not, the debt still needs to be paid - and proceeds for that can come out of the deceased person's estate ... for married couples, that can mean ... You ... as the widower is the estate at this point.
In order to transfer the ownership of real estate the owner must sign a deed. If the owner has died then the court appointed fiduciary can execute a deed if they have the right to sell real estate in the will or get a license to sell real estate from the court. After the estate has been settled the heirs can execute a deed.
How can you avoid probate when you voluntarily foreclose on the home of your deceased mother who did leave a will?
It's unclear what this question is trying to ask, but I'll take a stab at it. When you said "don't have a beneficiary," it sounds like what you're trying to say is that the deceased died intestate ... that is, without a will. The estate of the deceased will be disposed of according to (local) law for those who die intestate, which generally speaking amounts broadly to "any creditors get their chunks, and then the…