Deltona, FL asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Florida

Q: My dad passed away. I live in florida, 2 sisters live in michigan where dad passed. Do i still have legal rights ?

One sister has mental medical issues, & we need to look after her... I need to know do i have rights still towards the estate & proceedings & decisions made.

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: This appears to be a duplicate or similar question to one posted earlier today.

Since your dad passed in Michigan you need to repost this question under the Michigan section to get answers from attorneys who practice law in Michigan.

Good luck.

Lauren Nagel Richardson agrees with this answer

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Howell, MI

A: Your 'rights' will depend on whether or not your father had a will and if you're named in the will.

You need to provide documentation to a Michigan Probate attorney and we can provide better guidance. The level of detail needed is NOT appropriate in a public forum like this!

--I am licensed to practice law in Michigan only, and this response does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney/client relationship. Please speak directly with a licensed attorney if you need legal advice!

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