JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I have a California real estate
/ family death / inheritance question can you help
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Not sure, give me a few minutes to send you the basics
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: My mother married our step Dad in 1998, they were married for 14 years before my mom passed away in 2012, my step Dad "Dean" had two kids from his first marriage and I'm one of three daughters my mom has from her first marriage, our Mom did not have a will at the time of her death, Dean passed away a year and a half ago, my mom and Dean purchased two homes while they were married, one to live in the other to rent out and provide a little extra income, when Dean passed away his kids decided to rent out the properties until they decided what to do, I just found out they sold one of the homes, they did not tell us, the sale took place in May of this year, are my sisters and I entitled to any of the proceeds from this sale or rental incomes from the homes since our mom and Dean passed