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What are my rights in a partion proceeding that I knew nothing

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What are my rights in a partion proceeding that I knew nothing about until today I own an interest and life estate
JA: OK. The Estate Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: No just got some papers today didn't know anything about this going to happen
JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Estate Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.
Customer: Ok, me and husband have been living in heir home for ten years he left in sept. His sister gave me her interest with life estate and her children as remaindermen, brother without saying anything to anybodyserves us with partition proceeding summons what are our rights in this matter do I have to move or sell my part
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 1 year ago.
Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today. If you have a deeded life estate then it lasts your lifetime.No partition suit would affect that.You should file a response asserting your life estate with copy of deed attached to ensure that they are only talking remainder interest here.You have right to remain for your life under such a deed interest.
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 1 year ago.
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