Gulf Breeze, FL asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Virginia

Q: Grandmother left my dad 2/3 and me 1/3. My dad died intestate in Virginia before the estate was settled. What now?

My grandmother in Florida left my dad 2/3 and me 1/3 of her estate. My father died intestate in Virginia before my grandmothers estate was settled. Does his estate still receive the 2/3 or will that be split 1/3 to his second wife and 2/3 to me his daughter.

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John Andrew Maghamez
John Andrew Maghamez
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: You should contact a probate attorney to help you with this. I'd be happy to help. His estate will most likely receive the 2/3 depending on how far apart he died from your grandmother. Depending on if your dad was married, how many kids he had, and whether it was a first or second marriage will determine if you stand to inherit anything from his estate.

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