Memphis, TN asked in Estate Planning, Probate, Small Claims and Wrongful Death for Tennessee

Q: Could I sue my stepmom for not giving me anything or not coming up with my saving bonds?

My father killed himself in 2016. And I don't know the truth and I want to know if my stepmom or her family had anything to do with it. Also my great grandmother left savings bonds for me. And my stepmom will not give me anything of his or come up with my saving bonds. Also I'm not sure if he left a will or some kind of letter.

1 Lawyer Answer
Marjorie A Bristol
Marjorie A Bristol
  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You should consult a probate attorney. If your father left a will, you would have been entitled to notice of probate. If he didn't leave a will, you are entitled to a portion of his estate.

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