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New Illinois Real Estate Legal Questions & Answers

Am I responsible for the mortgage balance on my mother's house?

1) You do not have to pay her mortgage: a mortgage is not just …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago

How can I get the bank to own up to their fraud?

You sue them--that's how. If they misrepresented (lied about, even by omission) material or …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 21 days ago

My fiancee passed away and owned the condo we lived in

The personal representative or administrator (either term may be used) of her estate, which …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 27 days ago

can Edison co. dig trenches in my back yard not within their 5' easement

No, they cannot: an easement holder only has the right to use (e.g. dig …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Home sale after mom's passing

If your sister was on the title to the house as a "joint tenant …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago