The advice provided was correct in so far as the Executor would have to bring a court action to remove you from the premises. If you can remove yourself from the property or negotiate your terms of removal that would be the best for everyone. Keep in mind that the estate will be funding the legal bills incurred if you and the other heir do not vacate the property, that means that you would get less and there is even the likelihood that the Court may hold you responsible for fees which would be taken from your share of the estate. My suggestion would be that you negotiate the terms of you vacating the premises.
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I agree with Mr. D'Alessandro.
The property is owned by the estate. And, the estate has the right to require that you vacate. If you fight it, money from the estate will be used to pay the attorneys fees for the estate - which diminishes your share and could result in being required to pay the fees out of your share of the estate.
You are likely considered a tenant under landlord tenant laws - but, again, you may not want to have the estate incur costs.
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You have received two excellent answers. Lease or no lease, you are a tenant and would have to be evicted by a court if you chose not to leave willingly. However, as these attorneys have explained, fighting the eviction could have financial consequences for you.
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