You can file a complaint for partition of the property. This will not give you full rights to the property, but will credit you with your portion of the repairs and taxes that should have been paid by your brother, and will cause the property to be sold. You can then buy out your brother's interest. This is a technical lawsuit, so please work with an experienced real estate litigation attorney.
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I agree with Ms. Reed. You could also sue him for battery and get a judgment for damages that may be able to be collected from his interest in the property. Again, you need to hire an attorney.
When your mother died, you and your brother received the home as tenants in common. It might be possible to sue him with the goal of getting his interest in the property. Consult with a local attorney about this. I do recall a divorce case in which this happened, and it might be able to make the case law apply in your circumstances.
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