Q: My Mom passed away and my sister is an executor. I'm a beneficiary. my sister asked me to meet with her & realtor.?
I am not sure if this is the right thing to do, is meeting both parties Realtor and my sister at Mom's house. any advice? I have twin 10-year old's and I am a widow myself and not working. What do you think will happen and how does this work.
A: My guess is that your sister is planning to list and sell your mother's home as part of her handling of the estate, or she wants to discuss with you the value of the home for her / you to keep as part of the division of assets of the estate. My suggestion is that you can meet with her and her realtor at the house and listen to what they have to say but if they want you to sign papers, you can tell them that you want to read them over and want time to think about what they are suggesting. And, then you can decide whether you need to meet with an estate lawyer to ensure that your interests are being protected properly in the division of the estate.
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