Q: I need to know what I can do tomorrow to stop this trustee from selling a house explicitly left to me. Is it in escrow?
There are three homes. Im staying in my mother's in ca. My wife lives and works in Arizona for 18 yrs. The other beneficiary is living in a condo. .Two weeks ago, the other recipient moved out. Im told by the trustee he needs to sell all homes. In the trust distribution, My mother gave me the right to select the home in Az I've lived at for 30 years as part of my distribution. The other beneficiary got the same rights as my moms. The problem was my mom gave me everything inside. The trustee has already tried an estate liquidation without my consent. The Trust says he needs to box up everything and store for me.but he won't follow the Trust The day the other beneficiary left, he called az realtor and had agents go harras my wife I told him to leave. Four days later, he said my house was sold in Arizona, and I had 30 days to move my wife. He claims I implied consent and his lawyer agreed I wanted to live at my moms, and so he put it in escrow, I have to get my house out of escrow. How?
A: The best way to stop him is to file a petition with the court and ask the court to remove him as a trustee.
Nina Whitehurst agrees with this answer
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.