The Heirs' Property Clearinghouse is designed to empower, support, and assist the historically underserved and minority populations, most notably that of the African American community, by developing a more proactive approach to supporting individuals and families with solving heirs' property issues and estate planning.
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Heirs’ Property is family-owned land that is jointly owned by descendants of a deceased person whose estate did not clear probate. The descendants or heirs, have the right to use the property, but the do not have a clear or marketable title to the property since the estate issue remain unresolved.
Clear title of ownership is often a standard requirement for participation in federal programs, which promote wealth building and provide substantial resources for participants.
While assisting landowners in maximizing their property as an asset, KKAC realized that over 90% of program participants had heirs’ property issues.
Many families have passed land to subsequent generations by unofficial means instead of utilizing proper estate planning.
Many families have passed land to subsequent issue.
Yes, KKAC has one part-time attorney and on full-time staff attorney that provides community education and estate planning services.
Work is currently ongoing in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, with pilot projects in North Carolina and Florida. In the near future, KKAC will expand its Heirs’ Property work to Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama.
KKAC partners with other nonprofits, pro bono law firms, and religious organization to provide assistance, training, and education on Heirs’ Property across the nation.
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Each case is handled on a ‘case-to-case’ basis, but generally are free of charge.
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Preserving landownership for historically underserved (HU) landowners, with a priority of serving Black landowners in the states of the Lower Mississippi River Valley.
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