My sister who has her house in the back of the property has walked into the family house and issued me with a tresspass

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Customer: My sister who has her house in the back of the property has walked into the family house and issued me with a tresspass order, can she do this, what am I able to do?
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Only a person entitled to exclusive occupation of a property can issue a trespas notice. Is her house on a separate title and is your life interest over the whole of the property?

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There is no separate title, and I currently board with my eldest sister who does have exclusive use
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My eldest sister and I were appointed executrices and trustees of our mums will, both our names are ***** ***** land title deed
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Your sister cannot give a valid trespass notice. So you may ignore it as it is meaningless.

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