What can I do if my co-owner of a house that we inherited is hiding rental income from me?
Question Details: Before my dad passed away he left a Will in which I was named the representative. It went through probate with a 50/50 split of the house. At the time we decided to make it a rental but the other party is hiding where the money is and will not give me bank statements or my half of the money being made. What can I do?
You can sue him or her for the money. If you are 50-50 owners, you are each entitled to 50% of the income (or proceeds, if you were to sell the house) from the home. In the lawsuit, you will have access to legal mechanisms (i.e. "discovery": document requests, written questions or interrogatories, depositions) to find out where the money is, how much there is, etc. The court can order that they pay you your share.
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