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Case Type Probate Skills Developed Client Interviewing/Legal Drafting/Working with Government Agencies

Case #23-0051002

North Philly client is seeking assistance with probating her husband’s estate so that she can gain full title to her home. Client holds title with both her husband, who passed away in 2016, and her deceased mother, who passed away in 1995, as tenants in common. Client’s mother has willed her interest in the property to client. Client has been taking care of the property since she purchased it shortly before her mother’s death and would like to qualify for money-saving programs by having full title. VIP has assisted client with applying for the Tangled Title Fund and is currently helping her file a petition to open her mother’s estate after 21 years with Orphan’s Court and will assist her with the estate administration of mother’s estate. A volunteer is needed to assist client with probating her husband’s estate, drafting a new deed, and filing an inheritance tax return.