Yes. We ostensibly own the home together. However, I have paid all taxes and upkeep and he has paid nothing. Nevertheless, yes we are the owners. Please know that in my dad's will it was left to 'The estate of AW" we are not mentioned as heirs by name. Helene
AW refers to my father's name. No we are not named. The property is left as stated: 'To the state of AW". We are his only surviving sons and heirs.
No one is specifically named.
No. everything is left to 'The Estate of A.W".
I'm sorry. Yes I looked and we are both named as heirs and co-executors. Can you help? The will was probated and all was in order. H
I think you might be misunderstanding the the will. It is not possible for someone to leave property to his/her own estate. Either your father tried to write his own will, or his attorney was a dunce. If you can get a clear understanding of the will, and it leaves everything to you and your brother, then the house is not yours. It is yours and his and he can force a sale of the home in order to receive his half of the value of it. The only way for you to keep that from happening is to buy his interest from him. I suggest that you obtain a good probate attorney to work on that aspect as soon as possible.
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