I just recieved the death certificates and will likely ask my other responsible sibling to file to be the administrator since he lives in the same county as our mom did and I do not. He will be able to do the legwork necessary. He and I are in close contact. If he files for the Letters of Administration, will the probate court notify the other heirs so that they can dispute? Left to their own devices the two dependent ones will do nothing.
Will the mortgage company just "freeze" the mortgage for now until the home can be sold and the mortgage repaid? I am concerned the one sibling will try to continue to pay and will get in over his head. Will they be allowed to live there while decisions are made? We have no issue with that, it will actually allow them time to make further plans for themselves.
It is our wish that the courts decide things if there are disputes so that we cannot be blamed for throwing them out of "their" house. If two siblings want one solution and two another and no compromise can be reached, will it automatically default to the court's decision?
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