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Fred William DeVore IV

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. I have a lease on some hunting land and want some people that are not on the lease out what can i do?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Fred William DeVore IV
    1 lawyer answer

    Did you enter into a written lease agreement with the new owner? The language in your lease agreement should help you understand many of your rights as a lessee. Do you have no trespassing signs on your land, or have you made these hunters aware that they do not have permission to enter your property? If you have done this, then generally speaking, as a lessee of land in NC, you might have an action for trespass to land because you are a "real party in interest." Another question you need...

  2. How do you become the executor of an unmarried deceased relative's estate?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Fred William DeVore IV
    1 lawyer answer

    The first question you must answer is: Did the relative have a valid Will? If the relative did leave a valid Will, then he/she most likely appointed an executor to administer his/her estate. If the relative did not leave a Will, then you can apply to the court to administer the estate and you would become the administrator, not the executor of the estate (executor is a term used only for administering an estate with a valid Will). See my legal guide (which refers to North Carolina, but gives...