Q: Regarding a joint tenants with right of survivorship, since April, 1994, property in TN
One co-owner (mother) died in August, 2020, remaining co-owner (brother) has refused to provide keys & access to said property & is attempting to buy me out, but demands I pay for expenses that are not affiliated with said property, While I am willing to share half of property taxes & utilities, he is insisting that I give him half of monies from a bank account that was joint tenants with right of survivorship, which was set up because that person was stealing from deceased, having gained access to previous bank accounts, depleting the $ down to only $700.00 (without deceased's knowledge, which is why the new account was opened, with stipulation that he could not gain access. I was listed as primary on the new account & checks were in my name) & even attempting to write checks on the joint survivor account, after deceased's death, saying he had power of attorney, even after bank manager had advised them to cease forging deceased's signature. He still has not given access to property.
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