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…

What impact does a false affidavit have on inheritance?

Dear Mr. Premack: My father was married only once, and they had five children. He died in 1994 survived by our mother and all the children, but without a Will. My sister has decided that all the land is hers and filed an affidavit of heirship to claim ownership. How could she wipe off the…