Dividing up estates after a loved one’s death can sometimes bring out the worst in family members. A woman whose brother and sister aren’t speaking to her any more and won’t let her in her mother’s house wrote to The Moneyist at Marketwatch
looking for guidance. The woman says her sister wrote herself a $20,000 check before their mother died, and now claims a life estate in their mother’s house. She’s so frustrated that she says she’s willing to give up her inheritance. Is that a smart move? Find out why not at The Moneyist.