My mother moved to CA 18 months ago and resided with a boyfriend (not listed in Will, not relative). Since her passing 2 months ago, her boyfriend has been uncooperative in attempts to close estate and regain personal property for inventory (heirlooms and assets to cover debts of estate). Intent was to settle estate without Probate due to estate being less than 100K (CA Probate law); however, he has already liquidated some financial accounts prior to inventory/recording - he is fully aware of her debts needing to be settled. Only identified Will is ten years old and unexecuted, but names her sister as Executer and children as heirs. What recourse is available to regain personal property from his home? Is he able to take action on any accounts prior to Executor inventoring?