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A question of who pays

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wattsie View Drop Down
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    Posted: 29/May/2007 at 20:09
My parents recently applied for the deeds of a second property that they own. They were told that the deeds were still in the persons name that they brought it of, and they would need to get her to sign it over that the house has been paid in full.  This person died about four years ago and now the convencers are telling my parents that they will have to apply for probate and pay the costs themselves. I believe that at the time this person died there was no probate as they assumed that she had no property. Is this true that they will have to pay these costs.

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  Quote rambler1 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30/May/2007 at 22:22

 Generally the executor will need to apply for probate so Im not sure about you but if the property did not pass to your parents for some reason and there is no executor then you will have to apply for probate and pay for the land transfer.

 

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Luke 11 46: Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! For you load men with burdens that are difficult to carry, and you yourselves won't even lift one finger to help carry those burdens.

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