Brother passed away without will.

by Barb

This is a little complicated. My brother and his wife purchased a camper trailer about six years ago through a loan with a bank. they moved to Maine registered the trailer there for a couple years and then moved to Florida. before he could re-register the trailer in Florida he passed away without a will. My sister n law didn't know what to do because the loan was only in my brothers name and she could not afford to make the payments or keep the camper in storage. she gave me the camper trailer and now the bank with the loan will not talk to us about it even to find out the balance of the account. My brothers estate was all debt no assets. except for this trailer trailer. I just found out the estimated retail price this this camper is under $5000.00 and the required probate in Florida would cost close to $2000. I have contacted the bank but they will not discuss anything with me so that I might be able to continue making payments to them. They supposedly hold the title. The widow could not find anything other than a registration from Maine to go on. It did not indicate that there was a "lessor" on it. This is the only thing that I have left of my brother and the trailer has a major sentimental value to me. Do you have any advice as to what I could do to keep this bank from prepossessing the Camper Trailer?

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