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My mother passed away 4 yrs ago and she didn't have a will…

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My mother passed away 4 yrs ago and she didn't have a will so I had to go thru probate to keep her house, the house is now in my name only I have a older brother that has harassed me since her passing, He signed a bond waiver can her sue me he is only entitled to a 1/4 of the house if I sell.

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California

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

I have the deed to the house and copies of the bond waiver he signed

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Can I get order of protection on him legally?

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Is he threatening you with physical harm?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
He has in the pass also other family members

Thank you for the additional information.

Without any current threat it would be difficult to get an order of protection.

If he is harassing you then have your attorney send a cease and desist letter. That could scare him and force him to back down under threat of a lawsuit for harassment.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
We have had the Police there a few times in the last month, and I was told to get the Order of Protection, but I didn't know if I could get in any trouble
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Can he take me to court if he signed a Bond Waiver?

No, he has no grounds to take you to court.

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