Arnold, MD asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Libel & Slander and Probate for Maryland

Q: I inherited a house that I lived in with my mom for 30 years it’s not been transferred to myself and sister yet

She is the executioner of the will but she has been stealing valuables from the house so I added security cameras and she is making false claims she didn’t go through my personal possessions can I have her removed as the executive of the will? She inherited the house in a 50/50 split? Until it gets transferred to both our names can I rent a room during that time?

1 Lawyer Answer
Shaneka Johnson
Shaneka Johnson
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  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The personal representative of a estate is give certain authorities in the will. It is common for the PR to have authority to enter into contract and collect rents on property in the estate for the benefit of the estate. If you are not on the deed and are not the PR your rights have not fully vested.

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