Concord, NH asked in Criminal Law and Estate Planning for New Hampshire

Q: I have a question about theft from an estate

My mother passed away in march, my sister and I get half of everything. Things are still in probate court. There is an equity loan tying things up. Property has been inventoried and most appraised to see if we have enough to pay off the loan. My sister has been selling items on her own to support her drug habit. I have yet to see any money from her sales. Do I have grounds to have her arrested for theft? I have evidence these items were once here, since they are on the inventory.

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Israel Piedra
Israel Piedra
  • Nashua, NH
  • Licensed in New Hampshire

A: Only law enforcement can determine if there is a valid criminal complaint. Speak to your local police. If you are interested in pursuing civil remedies against your sister, you should speak to an estate law attorney.

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