Bronx, NY asked in Real Estate Law and Probate for Puerto Rico

Q: My sister passed away and so did my Mom. My father had a house in P.R. and it is about to be sold by his other children

from another woman. Who becomes my sisters heir if both my Mom and Dad are deceased? and how is share distributed?

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Barry Eran Janay
Barry Eran Janay
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • New York, NY

A: Your sister's heirs are her next of kin, that would be her children if she had any, if she didn't it would be her siblings from her nuclear family such as you. Really there is a lot more to this and a full analysis is warranted by an estate and probate attorney.

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • New York, NY

A: This is a matter of Puerto Rican law, and you need to contact a lawyer there to see what rights, if any, you have in the house.

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