Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in California

What di I do if my sister left no will? She has 2 children who are fighting over her estate. What can I do?

Asked on 3/13/13, 12:10 pm

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Hong Shen Roberts Law Group
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The estate belongs to her children, 50-50. That is called intestate distribution. There is nothing you can do, unless the children in which case a court will appoint guardians ad litem.

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Answered on 3/13/13, 12:18 pm
Charles Perry Law Offices of Charles R. Perry
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The only possible step you could take is to have an administrator appointed to the estate, who can essentially referee the dispute between the two children. This, however, is often a thankless job, and it is not clear that the court would favor you as the administrator as opposed to one or both of the daughters.

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Answered on 3/13/13, 12:26 pm

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