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Q: my aunt had custody but my brother is now 18 and she is trying to steal his inheritance money left from his dad

He was under her custody but has been out of her household since about 15/16 and she was still receiving benefits for him and me his big sister tried to get guardianship they told us that it would be a waste of time and that he was old enough to determined where he wanted to be and did nothing so now his dad has died and she has went and showed proof of guardianship and is trying to steal his money left from his dad

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David M. Goldman
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David M. Goldman
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: He needs to find an attorney to review the facts and see what options there are.

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