Hollywood, SC asked in Estate Planning and Probate for South Carolina

Q: My mother passed and left me 50% of the property. She gave her sister the other 50 with the intent of sharing 25% with m

My sister has taken over the house. Is that legal?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN

A: I suspect that the real property actually went to the Heirs which would include you and your sister, as it appears no Will was Probated. But whatever the case, a title search is necessary and you may wish to file an Action for a Sale for Partition if both you, the sister and the aunt own the real property. Hire a competent attorney.

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