Jermyn, PA asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Pennsylvania

Q: Found a will and Testament, drafted in Jan 2010, and decenant passed may 2010. I'm listed to receive half

My guardian passed away in 2010. I never knew or saw a will, and I was yet a young child. Now, I was cleaning out my home and I found the will. I was supposed to get half the house, half the car, half the funds, everything. I received nothing. I'm now 23 and found out my biological father was the executor of the estate. He won't tell me where my things are from the will. Can I call a lawyer and sue him for what's legally mine? Ps, my father has been stealing from me for a long time and I wasn't raised by him.

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John B. Whalen, Jr.
John B. Whalen, Jr.
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Wayne, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: ... Hello ...

... Visit the Register of Wills in Philadelphia and ask to see the file ... It will give you a plethora of information - and you can start from there ...

... Once you have that information, I would suggest you consult with an experience probate and estates attorney to advise you of the situation and explain your rights ...

... Good luck ...

... John ...

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