Both of my parents are deceased. I have lived and taken care of them to their death. I have put my own money and a lot of work into our home. There are 5 of us children. One of my sister's was named executor of the estate. Now a year later I am evicted from the home the executor has decided (on her own) to not accept bid my other sister offered because she (executor) has decided she doesn't want any of us (children) to live there.
"How can we fight this?" -- You can consult and retain local probate counsel. Without more facts, it is impossible to determine if you might be successful. One thing is certain, unless you retain counsel nothing will change. If you've already been evicted, things are not looking good.
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Mr. Daymude is 100%. In fact if you would have obtained an attorney, you may not have been evicted. You have a right to be the best-highest bidder to purchase the house from the estate but know the executor has an obligation to all beneficiaries to get that best-highest price. If you are prepared to offer it and can qualify for it, get an attorney and go to court to fight for it. If you do not do that however, she will sell the house to someone else.
You need an attorney today.
Did you put in a claim for the money you put into the house and the fair market value of your work in caring for your parents? It is probably too late, but your can try.
You or your sister will also want to require court approval of the sale. If you or she really wants the house, go to the court approval ready to pay more for the house than the buyer is going to pay AND to give the estate the same or better terms. (e.g. shorter escrow, all cash, etc.)
When the person gives you money, the person has an attorney and the attorney has a client, but not until then. Inspired by words of Abraham Lincoln
I don't think you understand the probate process. You need legal assistance, but if the executor decides that it is in the best interests of the estate to sell the house and that the proceeds from the sale of the house are needed to pay estate debts, then you have no right to stay there without purchasing the interests of the others and "buying" the house from the estate minus your share of the estate's value of the house.
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