How should Will handle House issue?

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News and other Hearst Newspapers on November 19, 2018. Dear Mr. Premack: I was interested in your earlier article about children inheriting property. In my Will I have stated that my house be sold only and that my children equally divide their share of proceeds. I…

Affidavit of Heirship changes records

This answer first appeared in the San Antonio Express News on March 30, 2018. Dear Mr. Premack: I read with interest the article [March 23, 2018] about the lady who thought changing records at the Appraisal office would make her sole owner or her property. I did the same and I was thinking the same…

Can MERP claim be avoided?

This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News on November 14, 2017. Dear Mr. Premack: Our widowed mom was in a nursing home on Medicaid. She died this July. Her Will leaves her house to all her children. Last month MERP sent me a claim letter stating they will file a claim against…