we or she owns the house she just wants me to have it
The other attorneys have given you good advice. It is better not to put the house in your name now which would be considered a gift. A better method for estate planning and tax considerations would be to transfer the house into a trust. This could also offer protection from nursing home costs. You should consult an estate planning/elder law attorney.See question
Once a judicial accounting is filed for a trust, the accounting can be reviewed. As I understand there are two types of review, an accounting review or a legal review. Or a combination of both styles. What's the difference between an accountin...
If all of the beneficiaries are competent adults, and reasonable get along, it is quicker and less expensive to do an informal accounting. We circulate it among the beneficiaries and if acceptable to all obtain releases, releasing the personal representative. If we cannot obtain releases or there are more complicated issues such as creditors, kinship issues, minors or incompetents, a formal judicial accounting would be required.See question
I am looking for records of a Revocable Trust that was filed several years in New York County (Manhattan) and I believe it maybe with the surrogate court, however before I search there I was wondering if I am on the right track?
The other answers are correct in that revocable trusts normally do not get filed with the Courts which is one of the reasons they are created in the first place. They do get filed with the Probate of a will when the trust is mentioned in the will. Surrogate's Court in the County where the Grantor resided is the place to look.See question