Q: What happens when the heirs of a will, who are named as equal shares, do not agree on the division of assets?
The estate constitutes a house and a business. The deceased wanted her brother to live in the house until he decided not to and own the business. However, this wish was never legalized in a revised will. So, based on a 2009 will, all assets are divided amongst the 4 siblings, who are not all on the same page as to either the house or the business. Thank you.
Any owner of the house can use it as they see fit as long as they don't prohibit the other owners from accessing the house as well and don't intentionally damage the value of the house.
As to the business, I or any other lawyer would need to read the documents pertaining to how it was set up and to be run before we could answer this question.
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