Towson, MD asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Maryland

Q: I am a beneficiary to my mother's estate. I solely took care of my mom for years in her home and oversaw her care,

otherwise there would be no house to sell. My sibling is the Executor, has hired an appraiser to sell furniture, donate and discard her belongings without including me. I've asked for a detailed list of everything sold and donated but has refused telling me to wait til all is finalized. Do I have any recourse here?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Potomac, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You should probably have a consult with a lawyer to review the will, if any, and the petition for probate and inventory. Perhaps you should be a co-personal representative or insist on notices or file a claim.

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