As well as other assets, a rural block of land was left to myself, my brother and my sister by our father who died in April 2014. The executor of will is his brother who has been very antagonistic and spiteful to all of us and not forthcoming about the progress of settling the deceased estate to the extent that he instructed the solicitors to not provide any information to us without his permission. We have received part of the proceeds of the estate from other property sold and the only asset still remaining to be settled is a rural block of land which has no legal access and adjoins a National Park. After well over 2 years, we are now given only 2 weeks to respond to the letter below which was received today, 11 August 2016. The letter does not indicate the approximate value of the land, the amount of ongoing council fees and if there was even an attempt to gain legal access from the neighbours or the National Parks and Wildlife Service. We will now have to contact the solicitor and the local council to gain further information about our options to try and make an informed and responsible decision. My question is - Is the time-frame of 2 weeks as specified below legal or fair given that there is minimal information to base our decision on and that it has taken over 2 years and 3 months to even get to this point in the settlement proceedings? As there is a very tight deadline for our response to the solicitors it would be greatly appreciated if someone could please guide us in the right direction. "We refer to previous communications in this matter and advise that the only asset of the estate to be realised is the bush block of land located adjacent to the National Park being xxxxx situated in the xxxxx area. The property was listed for sale but a sale has not been forthcoming due to the fact that the land does not have any legal access. We have made enquiries of the immediate neighbours of the land as to whether they would be interested in purchasing it and have not been successful in finding a purchaser. The National Parks and Wildlife Service are interested in obtaining the land, but are not prepared to pay for it. The property is currently incurring costs being borne by the estate in Council Rates, Local Land Services Rates and accruing legal fees. In the circumstances, we ask if you as beneficiaries of the estate wish the property to be transferred into your names. If we do not have a positive response from you by 26 August, on instructions from the Executor, we will transfer the land to the National Park and finalise the estate."