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Can you tell me how long it has been since this happened?
Was she able to sell the house and land or just the personal property?
Did she have a power of attorney to do so?
Ok, unfortunately, the civil statute of limitations in IL for fraud is ten years which has now passed. I am sorry, but you would have had to have taken action prior to 2010 in order to hold her liable for any money that she received from selling things and kept.
Further, since this is a fraud or theft by unlawful taking case, the criminal SOL to pursue this is only 3 years after discovery, so it is likely that they time to pursue any criminal action has passed as well.
I hate to say it, but in a situation like this, if the victim doesn't protect their rights and aggressively pursue any violation, then can eventually lose the right to take action through the passage of time..
I am very sorry that I don’t have better news, but please understand that I do have an ethical and professional obligation to provide customers with legally correct answers based on my knowledge and experience, even when I know the answer doesn’t make the customer happy...