The other siblings have signed control of their portion over to his mother. She is unhappy with me because I would not sign over control on my portion. The house has been vacant for 11 months, previous to that another nephew lived there for several years, supposedly paying $250 monthly rent, but nobody ever saw that either. A different sister was handling the estate at that time and that was her son. Of course her excuse was that expenses ate up all the rent. Taxes were due on properrty the day after the nephew came to see about renting. I told him that getting the taxes paid would be a good start toward our agreement. I wanted to pay our portion before added penalties, but it couldn't be paid partially until the year following separate deeds were drawn up. He talked to his mother, she said nobody had the money to pay the taxes, so I paid taxes on entire property, then deeded my portion separately, so I don't have to pay theirs in future years. There is income from a billboard on the property, but nobody seems to know how much. I don't know who gets the check for that. They say they have fire insurance, but I have no proof of that. The sister says she is trying to sell the property, but I offered the appraised value (two different appraisals) and they said it was not enough money. I have the first right of refusal on any sale (written in my deed). My attorney suggested that I could partition to sell, but I would give up the first right of refusal if I start the proceedings. I can see we are at a stalemate on any sale of the property. Our attoney said they can do whatever they want until we sue to stop them. I just want to get something for the taxes I have to pay. I get along with the nephew, but there is a limit to how much a person can be taken advantage of. I am retired with no pension, and could really use the money. He is a building contractor, wife is a teacher, I don't think I am asking too much. Do I need to go to their house to demand rent, or should I send notice by registered mail? Don't want to do this wrong and ruin any chance of getting any rent. Thanks for your input.