how long can an estates stay open
my mother had a house when she
died lasr August, mortgage payments are kept up. We have the house up for sale, it is currently part of her estate, how long can it remain that way. My mother lived in Indiana and the house is located there. I live in Indiana but my sister
lives in Kentucky.
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: how long can an estates stay open
It will have to remain open until the house is sold, or until the heirs agree that they will jointly own the property. Your estate attorney should be able to give you guidance on how to speed up the sale process if desired.