New Rochelle, NY asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Elder Law and Probate for New York

Q: Estate Law Question I am a beneficiary for two properties of my late relatives.

I am a beneficiary for two properties. One of the properties I currently live in and the deed is half in my name. The other half is in my late relatives name. The second property I am owed half from the sale of the administrator. No wills were left from my late relatives. I went to mediation and was told of the amount of a buyout for me to stay in the home I am currently in. I agreed to the amount and willing to pay. It has been over two months now and I haven’t heard anything. What are my options?

I represented myself.

2 Lawyer Answers
Victor M. Feraru
Victor M. Feraru
Answered
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Mineola, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Did you go at this along, representing yourself? I need a lot more information before I can give you a better answer. There are too many what if's.

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I am unclear on the procedural history. Why was there a mediation. That implies there is a case in a court. Your options turn on where you are in court.

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