Q: My father died recently in 1994 he and I went to a lawyer and signed a will leaving a majority of his property and money
to me. Now my brother and sister in law say he wrote another will leaving everything to them. I do not have a copy of the original will but they have moved into his house and are spending his money, how do I get any of my inheritance?
A: You will need to have a probate attorney to help you figure out who is the proper heir to your father's estate. If there are two wills, then the will dated on a later date controls, provided the later dated will was properly executed. It will be hard for a lay person to tell if a will was properly executed. That's why you need to have an attorney look into your case. There are too many variables that may affect the outcome.
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