Eatontown, NJ asked in Probate for Puerto Rico

Q: Should you accept a settlement offer without going through the probate process?

Two heirs presented an offer to the other two heirs, without filing any documentation with the courts for the Estate. There is no will and only 4 legitimate heirs (second wife & half-brother (offering), two heirs (getting offer) are his sons from 1st wife. Numerous attempts to obtain information about the estate, financial documents, appraisal for properties and list of personal property. No written response except for their offer of $$value. Attorney written to their attorney 2 times and no respond with what was asked for. What steps should be taken, do we settle for what is being presented or should we move to file a request in courts for all financial documents and total asset amounts. I feel the process is being dragged out to avoid, filing documents.

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