Albuquerque, NM asked in Probate for New Mexico

Q: My mom just passed away , she left her husband and had a boyfriend , she had a truck she left to me , who gets the truck

My mom was going to file but had anuurism and than died , her n her ex husband had purchased a vehicle together and when she left him she had the vehicle in her possession , her last words to me and 10 other people was to not give her husband the truck and that it was to go to me of anything happed , so what do I do I do now , her ex nn my family are threatening me and harrasinf me minutes after her death for truck , I'm do distraught and scared , what can I do to keep my word to my mom , her last dying word for me to keep truck and never let him have it or take it ? I feel so sad .

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Freeeport, FL

A: It would depend, in part, on whether they were divorced, and if so what the divorce decree said about the truck. If it was awarded to her in the divorce, it belongs to her estate and (assuming she didn't leave a will) it would probably go to her children. See an attorney.

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