Life estate—termination and payment of less than FMV

DHA Case No. FCP 177944 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals December 13, 2016) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF It is a divestment when a life estate is terminated and the life estate holder is not paid her proportional share. In this case, the petitioner’s life estate was divested when she sold her home and her […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV-36/46674 (Wis. Div. Hearings and Appeals Nov. 21, 2000) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF When a person, or another acting on the person’s behalf, acts to transfer property such as a life estate without receiving fair market value in return, it is a divestment. But what if the transfer happens automatically, because of […] Read more