Fort Worth, TX asked in Probate for Oklahoma

Q: My dad divorced my mom and remarried,he died without a will in Oklahoma. How do I get my share of his estate??

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Reece B. Morrel Jr

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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If a person dies without a will, they have died "intestate."

The next step is for someone to file a "Petition for Probate" and describe how a search for the will was made but no will was found.

The Probate Court then looks to the default distribution rules for heirs as described in the Oklahoma Statutes, and acts accordingly.

To answer your question directly - "How do I get my share of his Estate?" - a petition for probate must be filed.

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