Cape Coral, FL asked in Probate for Florida

Q: How do I go about getting $ from my ex wife's bank for my 2 minor daughters?

Mother passed in 2013 in NJ, I was awarded custody of the girls who are now 15 & 13 and presently live in FL. I know there was approx 30,000 in a bank account how do i go about getting this for my daughters?

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Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If your ex wife died in NJ you need to hire a probate attorney in that state to look into probating the estate there seeking to have your daughters declared to be the heirs.

Kenneth V Zichi agrees with this answer

Thomas Tripp
Thomas Tripp
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Pinellas Park, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You would contact a Probate attorney in New Jersey.

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