Who gets the house when mom dies?

Many factors determine inheritance and future ownership of a home This column first appeared in the San Antonio Express News on March 9, 2017. Dear Mr. Premack: I am the daughter of a 95 year old mom. My only sister is 70, and our only brother passed away in 2013 leaving three children. My mom’s…

Probate, Mortgages and Foreclosure

This column first appeared in the Express-News on February 24, 2016. Dear Mr. Premack: I am an only child. My mother passed away recently and my father passed away last decade. She died with a Will naming me Executor and leaving all assets to me. The only assets are real estate: first, a homestead that…