My father passed away July, 2013. I was away since 2008. I have returned to find out that my younger brother has

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Customer: My father passed away July, 2013. I was away since 2008. I have returned to find out that my younger brother has transferred my father's property into his name in August, 2019 and refinanced the property. He has not and will not share a copy of the will with me. Do I have any legal recourse?
JA: Because real estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: British Columbia, Canada.
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: A Property Title search.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: My brother does not live on the property and has not since the year 2000. My mother, sister and niece still live on the property.
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Please note that the experts don’t text so there may be a bit of a delay. If you don’t answer back for a while I may not be online when you do but I will never desert you and will check back often. As well, as I am working from home it is possible that I will be interrupted but I will always return back as soon as I can.

I am sorry for your and to hear of this difficult situation.

You can get a copy of the will from the courthouse and then you'll see what likely happened. It sounds like your father left the property to your younger brother. If not, once you see the will you'll know if anything needs to be done from a legal point of you.

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