Harriman, TN asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Probate for Tennessee

Q: My boyfriend and his sister are the only beneficiaries in their grandmothers will. Their aunt is the executor.

In the will it says that my boyfriend and his sister are supposed to receive money from the sell of the grandmothers house. His aunt sold the house and is keeping the money for herself is there anything they can do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Is the Will Probated? If not, then the aunt may be the sole heir and entitled to sell, etc. If Probated, then check the Probate File out at Court. Hire a competent attorney to move for disbursement of Estate Assets, and/or Removal of the Fiduciary for cause with an Accounting.

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