Bay Springs, MS asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Probate for Tennessee

Q: My husband and I remodeled and repaired my sister's house and moved in with her as her wishes to take care of her.

She passed away with no will, but 1 living parent and that parent wants the house. Is she required to legally evict us through the court. State of TN

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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A: The Parent will have to file a Detainer Warrant against both of you. The Warrant must be served or posted, heard until a Judgment is rendered, and if you are not out of possession within ten days, get a Writ of Possession executed by the Sheriff.

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