In order to transfer Texas title to a vehicle that was owned by a person who is now deceased, certain steps must be followed. First of all, it must be determined if there is a lien on the vehicle. If money is still owed, it can't be transferred until the loan is paid off. Secondly, who should get the vehicle? Is there a Will? If there is one, and the Will was probated, then the Executor … [Read more...] about How to Transfer Vehicles After a Person Passes Away
After Divorce: How to title a Vehicle in Your Own Name
Once the Judge signs your Final Decree of Divorce, you need to make sure that the title to your vehicle is changed to your name only. Don't neglect this important step! What you will need to do this You will need to be certain that you have vehicle insurance in your own name for it. You will need to have proof of insurance, a valid driver's license and current inspection. You will need … [Read more...] about After Divorce: How to title a Vehicle in Your Own Name
If You No Longer Own it… Sign it Over
Here is a piece of legal advice for free that can save you a lot of money and hassles in the future. If you no longer own it, get it out of your name!This applies to a home, other piece of real property, auto, boat, or anything else that is "titled" or "deeded" to an owner. You may be tempted to think, "Let the new owner handle the transfer. It isn't my problem anymore." Whether you sold a car or … [Read more...] about If You No Longer Own it… Sign it Over
After the Divorce: The Deed to Your House
Once your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will need to split up the property. Any real estate that you owned together is now going to be titled to just one of you. A deed will need to be drafted, signed by both of you, and filed with official real estate records in your Texas county. How does this get accomplished and what happens if there are problems? Decide or find out: who is … [Read more...] about After the Divorce: The Deed to Your House
Ok, Your Divorce is Final. Now What?
The long-awaited day has come. Your divorce is final. The feelings may be bittersweet, or you may be happy but one thing is certain; a new phase of your life has begun. After the final hearing, there are a few things that should be done to finish up the transition. Paperwork should be signed to deed the house (and any other real estate) to the person who was awarded the property in the … [Read more...] about Ok, Your Divorce is Final. Now What?
How Many Certified Letters Testamentary Should You Order?
If you have recently been to a Texas probate court and been granted Letters Testamentary, you will be asked how many certified copies you need. How should you determine this? The first thing that you should do is to make a list of the property that needs to be transferred. Chances are that your attorney already has asked you for this information, probably at your first meeting. However, you … [Read more...] about How Many Certified Letters Testamentary Should You Order?