How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Tina Your Own Question
Tina
Tina, Lawyer
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 8775
Experience:  JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.
4460311
Type Your Legal Question Here...
Tina is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My brother just passed away I'm s brother. He was abandoned

Customer Question

My brother just passed away I'm his brother. He was abandoned by his wife and two (2) young adults. My brother suffered from heart issues and mental illness issues. He asked me many months prior to his death to be his POA.
I helped his wife and family sell their Lakewood, CA property while they demanded 50% of house sale proceeds.
I was advised to file "abandonment" at the time the house sold. My brother asked me not to. Since he has passed I'm stuck with all his wife and adult kids personal possessions? I have been trying to help them with collecting the pension he left for them and now they are threatening to hire an attorney?
Please advise...
Ken Duff(###) ###-####
Email:***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  legalgems replied 1 year ago.

What is the basis for them hiring an attorney? Is the property being probated?