Jamestown, RI asked in Probate and Estate Planning for Rhode Island

Q: How do you find out if sister left something to her brother if there is no will? We have reason to believe she did.

The situation is- Married couple, Wife dies totally unexpectedly -she handled all the finances and made all the money and did not trust husband with finances. After her death Husband made his nephew beneficiary. Husband dies...does nephew get all of her stuff too? He came in and took all the paperwork in the office before any of the family could look at it. How do we find out what she put aside?

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Neville Bedford
Neville Bedford
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: If nephew is the beneficiary of the Husband's will, he will have to file the will in the probate court. Meet with and retain an experienced probate attorney to assist in your quest.

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