Is someone with a life estate responsible for taxes,upkeep and maintence on a property in new york state?

Asked over 1 year ago - Kingston, NY

there is no life estate agreement stating that remaindermen are responsible for anything

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all the deed says is " subject to and reserving a life estate in favor of --------------,son of decedent and tennant in possesion". 2 sisters are listed on deed as owners

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  1. Jayson Lutzky


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Depends on the wording of the life estate. Bring the paperwork to an attorney to review.

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