Inherited cottage - 3 adult children

Parents leave cottage to 3 adult children. Two of the children use the cottage, one doesn't. Are all 3 responsible for equal cost of the maintenance and bills for the cottage?

Asked 7 months ago in Mississauga, Ontario
Categories: Wills, Estates, Trusts

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Benjamin O Mbaegbu

Answer by Benjamin O Mbaegbu

Not VerifiedOntario lawyer

No he should not.
Unless those who use the cottage pay a fee.
the proceeds from the use of the cottage should be used to fix the cottage.
A best option will  be to do an appraisal and buy out anyone who do not care to use the cittsge

Posted 7 months ago

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Thank you very much for your reply.

Posted 7 months ago

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