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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Probate for Puerto Rico on
Q: If childfren of deceased sibling refuse to sign house in PR to sibling willing to buy can somehing be done?

We are 13 siblings & my sister passed. her children for no reason wont provide death and birth certificate. What can be done as i dont have all info about her death(died in PA) & original is needed for pr court to complete doc for new heirs being her children.

Also, if 10 siblings... Read more »

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon answered on Oct 7, 2021

To whom did the house in Puerto Rico belong? If the house is part of your parents' estate, the answer to both questions is the same. Under the Puerto Rico Civil Code, no co-owner of an estate community can be forced to remain in said community. If a unanimous consent of heirs cannot be reached... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: If a municipal judge decides to send you and the other person to arbitration, are you obligated to go?
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte answered on Feb 15, 2020

Hello and thank you for using Justia. If the Honorable Judge issued a Court Order then yes you must comply but you are not obligated to mediate. You are only obligated to show up at the appointment.

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