Q: What do you do if a sibling won’t sell a house that was left to 2 siblings. The house has no mortgage.
The 1 sibling has always lived in the house & continues to but won’t sell the house or take a mortgage to give the brother his share. Currently a lawyer has been working on this close to a year with no resolution
A: You need to bring a partition action. I am not sure what the lawyer is doing, but that is the process. It is certainly possible that an action has taken over a year to resolve.
This situation can be resolved through a partition action. These types of cases can certainly take over a year, especially with the current court closures due to Covid-19.
Is the lawyer representing you or the other sibling? If the lawyer is representing you, they should provide you with a status update.
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