Family Conflicts Over Inherited Land
Neither party has to be “right” or “wrong” sometimes it can be a matter of lifestyle differences.
A death in the family can bring up many emotions of unresolved and sometimes painful issues.
Some will freely embrace what is happening with their feelings of warm memories and others will display feelings of grudges and unresolved guilt.
Families fight for many reasons due to the death of a loved one activates the death anxieties of those left behind. In some cases members of a family have a partial or full-blown personality disorder that causes them to distort and escalate natural family rivalries into personal and legal battles.
Once a Will is written and executed doesn’t always mean that everything will go according to what the deceased wanted, especially if the deceased wasn’t clear in the Will and has not shared in a group setting what they want to happen with everyone at the same time. Oftentimes a family member will tell individuals bits and pieces what that want and decades later change their mind and share additional information with a different family member that can even contradict a written Will especially if the deceased has not “refreshed” their Will and refiled an updated Will.
It is always a good idea to refresh a Will each time there is a life event such as a death of a person named in the Will. Without this one
update can add unwelcomed doubt, conflict confusion and families to the server.
Dying intestate is when one does not have a Will made before one dies. In such cases, distribution of the decedent’s property if any proceeds under the state’s intestate succession laws. The state can take over a portion of the deceased property only when there aren’t any qualified living heirs according to the appropriate state’s laws.
Finding a good attorney to establish a Will and refreshing a Will is paramount in protecting your wishes.
Family Property Dispute Lawyers Can Assist YouHolding on to inherited land is a popular decision. Preserving the old family land or that lake property where your grandparents taught you the value of family may come at a price as we age. Some family members may not...
Everyone wants Granny's Land... but no one wants the responsibility of the upkeep.Everyone wants Granny's land and no one wants the responsibility of the upkeep. SET YOUR FAMILY UP FOR SUCCESS In many states the transfer – even though by inheritance – may trigger a...
eXp "The World"Subtitle Subtitle As EXP as my brokerage I enjoy partnering with like minded business partners from most anywhere while meeting and working in the “World” under ONE brokerage virtually, Agents like myself are able to collaborate and attend Real Estate...
ICON Agent AwardSubtitle Subtitle EXP is full-service real estate brokerage. On the NASDAQ we are EXPI. Each agent has a dashboard to access to track our shares and stock purchases. When EXP agents attract other agents to EXP as an owner agent EXP in turn provides...