Cleveland, OH asked in Estate Planning, Family Law and Landlord - Tenant for Ohio

Q: So my stepgrandmother got the property when my grandfather died and my dad has been living there for over 30 years

Now she is trying to kick them out because they are only the step kids but my grandpa's wishes was for them to stay on the property and it be divided between the kids after she dies but she's trying to kick them out is there something he can do

2 Lawyer Answers
Aaron Epling
Aaron Epling
Answered
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Hilliard, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Very sorry to hear about this. I suspect your grandfather did not give legal effect to his intent, so your options are limited. It's worth talking to an attorney about, but you should keep your expectations low.

Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp
Answered
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: It all depends on how title to the property is held, how your grandfather's wishes were memorialized. You need to sit down with an attorney so he or she can take a detailed look at the entire situation and provide some guidance.

Best of luck.

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