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Do I have a rightful claim against two co-tenant in commons,

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Do I have a rightful claim for ouster against two co-tenant in commons, sisters, if I asked to get into the property and they refused and when I set up a time to meet with them at the local library and reserved space they didn't show up. Each time I went to the condo I found they had changed the locks. They moved my mother out who was a co-tenant in possession by agreement and left all her furnishings in the house and continued to maintain possession as if my mother was still living there. My mother died a year ago and they continued to maintain possession and would not let me in and kept changing the locks. It is a 2 story and no window access. What current case law would support my claim?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Landlord-Tenant
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Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 2 years ago
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. Please tell me:

1) Is the home under a trust, or is it owned outright by you, your mother, and your sisters?

2) Did you ever live there and if so, did they also place your things out/lock you out? Or, simply deny you the ability to enter the property?

This is not an answer, but an information request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Condo was owned by me my and my mother as a tenant in possession. My ex quit claimed his 25% to one sister. He ousted me by refusing my calls. The condo went into foreclosure and the still refused me entry. I sold it for $117K and money is in escrow account. I have to respond to a demurrer. I never lived there. When I sold it my mother's furnishings were still there. Their attorney also would not give me the go to sell until it was to late to complete the transaction. It foreclosed and my buyer redeemed it for me. They wouldnot even speak with me when I sent a text before I was forced to file before foreclosure. They said I could stay on title forever. They didn't care.
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Thank you.
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