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The brother and sister have no legal claim to the property itself. They may have a monetary claim for the added value the structure brings to the home. However, if there was no expectation of compensation when the structure was built it is unlikely any monetary claim would succeed if brought t before a judge. The fact that they lived on the property rent free could also be considered in any legal claim made for compensation.
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It appears that this is going to get ugly (no big surprise). Can you recommend any attorneys in or around Mountain View, MO (65548) that would be familiar with this type of situation?
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