A claim to unclaimed property held by the Pennsylvania Treasury was properly denied when the property was a joint account in the names of the claimant’s mother and half-sister, the mother predeceased the half-sister so that the account became the … Continue reading
Although father testified that home he purchased for his own use was titled in joint names with his son for “estate planning purposes,” proceeds of sale were shown to have been paid to father and son equally, and deposit of … Continue reading
When residence owned as joint tenants with right of survivorship was destroyed by fire before the death of one tenant, proceeds of property insurance are divided between the estate of the deceased tenant and the surviving tenant. Miscella Estate, 6 … Continue reading
The property that is owned by a decedent at death is administered by the executor or administrator of the decedent’s estate and is always subject to the claims of the decedent’s creditors. The Probate, Estates and Fiduciaries Code (“PEF Code”),...