Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Ohio

My mother died and had a small mortgage. I inherited the house. Do I have pay the mortgage off?

Asked on 4/13/13, 12:57 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Eric Willison Law Office of Eric E. Willison

In Ohio, you did not inherit the house. You inherited your mother's interest in the house. Your mother's interest with subject to the mortgage holders lien. Therefore your interest is subject to the same lien. This means that you will have to continue to pay the mortgage if you want to keep your interest in the home.

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Answered on 4/13/13, 7:12 am


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