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Did you receive my reply or should I write it out again
You said, "You can file harassment charges against your sister to the extent she is sending unwanted emails or other communications not related to your obligations as executor."
All of the emails have to do with what I'm doing as an executor. It started out early on as challenges regarding whether or not I had forged the documents making me executor, and continued to her repeated and harassing emails to things that had answered and yet she kept pounding for us do things that we couldn't do. As an example, within days of my mother passing, she had written a letter stating what SHE wanted to be done...regardless of what the state of Pennsylvania said THEY wanted to have done. She wanted her money NOW, and tried to negotiate with the other beneficiaries to make that happen. It doesn't take much of this to see she is not paddling with both oars in the water. The estate attorneys no longer respond to her idiotic and continued and repetitive emails. She doesn't really want answers, because when we give her the answers, she is not happy and asks them again in a different manner. The worst part for me is the bullying she does by sending all of the beneficiaries an email, with me as a cc, and then starts talking to them about how I am cheating them all, and it's time for me to step out of the roll, etc. etc.
Just because it is about estate matters,does that disqualify her continual, repetitive, degrading emails from being harassment/stalking?
I've written it out twice already, and hit REPLY TO EXPERT but you obviously aren't seeing it...even though it appears to go through
I already hired an attorney to write a letter to her about defamation. He is not eager to pursue it beyond that (the letter). The letter warned her to stop contacting me, and that if she had evidence of her accusations she needed to step forward and present it....her accusations after that point have been more of a question, rather than a statement..."i.e. some say you are using the funds of the estate improperly...what say you, Charlene."
That doesn't even bother me as much as the bullying. She has stated right out front she wants me removed and continues to say it and taunt the other beneficiaries for not joining in.
Regarding: Just because it is about estate matters,does that disqualify her continual, repetitive, degrading emails from being harassment/stalking?
So I think you are saying that I would not be able to file harassment or stalking charges because it is an estate matter, but I could ask the probate judge to sanction her or prohibit her from harassing me.
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