Atlanta, GA asked in Real Estate Law for Georgia

Q: Can a minority landowner in Georgia(1/3 ownership), compel the majority owner to either sell or offer a fair market val?

value? This was an inherited property , and the principal owner is not forthcoming about location, value , etc. The 1/3rd is owned by my mother's estate, of which I share with 2 siblings. My sister is the executor of the estate.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Listen carefully. This is tricky stuff. Meet with and attorney who practices real property (real estate) law. Mention the term "partitioning." Please do not do this without legal counsel. Make an error here and it might not be fixable.

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