my brother trickede me into signing off the deed for our estate so that we could share with our sisters on a living trust for our mother.One wk. after I signed off ,my brother and mother went in to sign off and convinced my mother to sign off to create a living trust for her and needed executor rights to obtain a loan 5 mos. ahead to pay off her bills for $50,000.00 and did not have that much in bills and she had no morgage.He then created the living trust that my sisters and I thought he created for our family. Instead he just put himself on as the only trustee and just plain ol tricked me to sign off and frauded me of my family inheritance and tricked my 81 yr. old spanish speaking mother to sign legal documents that she coould not possibly understand. Can I get my inheritance back that
Can you say fraud and crook. Get an estates litigation attorney immediately to see what can be done at this point. Anything short of this will not solve your problem.
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This certainly sounds like fraud and intentional misrepresentation. A signed deed can be voided by the court if you prove fraud on the part of your brother in the inducement to obtain your signature on the deed. You will need to hire a litigation attorney to file a quiet title action in the probate court. Feel free to contact me for more information on estate settlement litigation. 800-529-5908
YES!! Unfortunately this type of thing is common. Make sure you get a litigator that is experienced with estate issues. There are a number of issues that can be pursued, beside fraud. Based on his positions in regard to your mother, he may have breached a fiduciary duty. These types of claims have short timelines so consult someone quickly.
On the bright side, if your mother is still alive and competent, she can create a new estate plan and probably fix most of the problems.
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