Do i have any recourse
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Do i have any recourse
I am one of three surviving sisters. One of those sisters di not notify us or anyone
else that our mom passed away on November 20, 2016. I found out yesterday. My
sister has filed a quick claim deed against my parents home. What can we do to
stop her further. She had mom cremated already.
Asked on January 4, 2017 under Estate Planning, Michigan
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
As an interested party--someone who would reasonably expect to inherit under either a will or intestate succession (the inheritance rules for when there is no will)--you could bring a legal action in chancery court (a part or division of county court) for a court order stopping your sibling from doing anything until the court determines who inherits what and has what authority over the estate. You can bring this actuon on an emergent or urgent basis to get into court more quickly. This type of action, especially on any emergent basis, can be procedurallu complex; consult with a probate attorney to explore this option.
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