What can be done if the executor is taking my portion of an inheritance?

Question Details: Our mother passed about 5 months ago. My sister and I are the beneficiaries of a house that my sister has lived in, rent and utility free, for 36 years. She had POA over my mother and did not consult with me on anything. The Will makes her executor. It states that we divide the assets in half. She wants to buy out my half of the house and claims there are no other assets. This is fine by me; I'm not greedy. However, she now wants me to pay half of mom's care, even though she was getting all of mom's to care for her and was still living rent free. She also wants me to pay for repairs to the house made over the years she and her husband lived there. She will not give me any probate info, she just tells me that it's held up in probate. There are no liens on the property. I feel that since she has had the benefit of living in the house before death, after death, after I get my half, that she has no right to ask me to reimburse her for any of it. I also think that she owes me rent for the months she has been living in the house since mother's death. She has threatened to sue. She will not let me see the appraisal on the house and wants me to take her word on its value. I need to find a way to get through to someone in probate so I can find out the truth.

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