Ripley, TN asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Tennessee

Q: Is the executor within rights?

Two heirs are splitting the mortgage at the estate for nearly 1 year. The executor has drawn up a lease for heir A. Heir A has is an Addict and had significant medical problems. He's financially irresponsible, and is barely mobile unless in wheelchair. Executor and Heir A are attempting to evict heir B which is Me. There are 13 years of mortgage payments left. Me and 4 other heirs asked the executor how is this in the best interest of the estate. We explained that her duty is to act on behalf of all and not for the benefit of 1 heir.

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Marjorie A Bristol
Marjorie A Bristol
  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: It sounds like you need to consult a probate attorney to look at all of the facts and assess your ability to seek removal of the executor.

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