The answer to your question is yes and no. Yes, either of your sisters could GO TO COURT and force A SALE of the property. So, no, neither of them can force you to sell without obtaining a court order. But, yes, they could obtain a court order and force a sale of the property. So, knowing that,...Read more »
If the will was signed with a self-proving affidavit, no witness is required. If not, one witness needs to testify in court that the decedent signed the will freely and voluntarily, appeared to have capacity to sign the will and no one coerced the decedent to sign the will.
The deceased partner has only one relative, a brother who lives in Florida. The deceased does not have any living relatives in the state where both partners resided the entire eight years of their relationship. Would the surviving partner have to go to Florida to start court action to become the... Read more »
Go see a local probate attorney to get answers to your questions after a full discussion of the issues.
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