Oak Ridge, TN asked in Civil Litigation, Probate and Estate Planning for Tennessee

Q: My aunt took my dead mother’s belongings and refuses to distribute them

My aunt took my mothers personal belongings and said she would distribute them half and half to me and my brother that was years ago she will not answer my calls. I would just like some of my childhood pictures in my mother’s belongings to remember her by. But my aunt refuses to give anything to me what should I do

1 Lawyer Answer
Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You should consult with an attorney to determine your options. You may need to open an estate to probate assets or file a civil warrant for possession. But only after a proper consultation could an attorney give you counsel on what you can do.

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