The Cross Law Firm's Landlord Law Blog

September 21, 2011

Death of a Resident in Your Mobilehome Community: What NOT to Do

Depending on the location of your community or where the resident died, the process whereby someone becomes appointed as the representative of the decedent’s estate can take several months. During that time, you as the community owner or manager, need to proceed cautiously:

1. DO NOT be persuaded into allowing family members access to the mobilehome if you have a key

2. DO NOT enter the mobilehome at their request to obtain clothing or documents

3. DO NOT sign contracts with heirs who have not presented proper documentation that they in fact have the legal authority to act on behalf of the deceased resident.

Contact our Mobilehome Owner Attorney at The Cross Law Firm, APC for more information.

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