Q: Father died in may of 2020 with no will. We made my brother the administrator of his estate.
My father had an investment account with cash and stocks that he inherited. We have recently divided the cash asset from the account but I have asked to be bought out completely. My brother says it's not possible. I want to know if it is possible or if I can force the sale of the stocks? I don't feel he is serving my interest as an heir. I have not received any statements of what's in the account currently. The other issue is my father inherited part of the house my mother currently lives in and she and he bought out the others heirs when his mother died. The house I believe is in both their names. Would that be included in his estate. I don't want the house just trying understand. I am willing to force him to divided the inheritance but I don't know if I can
A: You need to hire a successions attorney to review the estate management.
A: If you brother, as administrator, is not as forthcoming as you like, and/or you are dissatisfied with his answers/accessibility, then you can contact the attorney, if any, who opened the succession and/or (and what I recommend), contact a succession attorney for the purpose of representing your interests in this matter. The other reason I would recommend contacting and his a succession attorney to represent you is that you have additional questions as to your options and you need to have those answered as well so you can make an informed decision(s). Good luck.
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