Meet with a person wants to buy deceased Mom's house and now sibling wants to pull out of deal, and is threatening me with jail time.
The legal analysis would start with a review of the contract, and extend to any communications which have occurred, and to the Mom's will (if there was one).
If the sibling is an heir and a partial owner of your Mom's house, and has not signed the contract to sell the home, about the only way to force a sale of the home is to file a suit for partition of the home.
Threatening you with jail time over a civil matter is called extortion, and it is a felony. Find yourself a lawyer and let him handle this is you really want the house.
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