Rosenberg, TX asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Texas

Q: My stepmom sold my dadproperty with out me knowing she only listed her kids and not me on court documents what can I do

My dad was married but separated when he had me. Now she will not list me as a child of his only her children she had with my dad and she knows I exist. She had even had court papers notarized with me not being as a child of his. She did a heirship affidavit and my name is not as a descendent.

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Terry Lynn Garrett

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Take the papers and proof that he is your father (such as your birth certificate) to a local probate lawyer ASAP.

Tammy Lyn Wincott

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I agree with Ms. Garrett; you need to take all paperwork to a local probate attorney.

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