There are two properties. On the main residence, there are two people who are living in ajoining rooms attached to house. They do not pay rent, or utilities. My uncle, who is very ill in hospital, did not assign a beneficiary to the properties. At this time he is unable to communicate and may not survive. He does have a sister in another state, who is ill as well and unable to travel. How do I keep the property in our family? How long is the probate process and can I have these two people removed, legally?
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You should re-post this question in the California law section, as you need a California lawyer to answer this.
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I agree that you should repost as a California question. I would simply add that, unless your uncle has a Power of Attorney in place, or the properties are in a trust, there is no legal way for you to take charge of this situation, unless you are appointed the guardian and/or conservator for your uncle. You should consult with a lawyer to determine how to proceed.
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