My sister and I have been dealing with the results of our Father's estate for almost two years. We just want to be done with it, but my brothers lawyer is dragging things out trying to make us out to look like we did something wrong instead of our brother. My brother is executor of our Father's will and about the only thing he did was distribute the money that was in our dad's bank account and that was a month after he took his own out. He is living in the home even though we all did not agree that he could. We just want him to show accountability for what he spent out of our dad's bank account. Instead we had to tell his lawyer what we removed from the home and what we did with it. We were not even allowed to look through the whole house. I felt rushed because my brother didn't want my older sister looking at anything without a chaperone (which was ludicrous). Coins from a safe deposit box were left in the home and who knows if they are still there. To my sister and I that home will never mean what it used to mean to us and no longer want to be a part of it. We need to know the next step to make this happen. We live in Michigan the home is in Tennessee.
The next step for you would be to hire a Tennessee-licensed attorney to talk you through your options, since it sounds like the estate is being administered in Tennessee? Your brother has lawyered you, and you will have little chance of success, even if your brother is in the wrong, unless you have competent help to advise you in this. Don't try to do it yourself.
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