Eden Prairie, MN asked in Probate for Minnesota

Q: My Father passed away and his wife isn’t sharing information about a will. On his death bed she told him what to say

She recorded him, while she prompted him to say he was leaving his estate to family, after she dies. My Dad and I have always talked about the college funds he set up for my kids. When I tried to talk to her about this, she cut me off and said he never had money set aside, for them. Does she have legal right to all of his money?

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: It is impossible to answer your question without knowing whether your dad had a will, what the will says, whether had had a trust and what it says, how his assets were titled and whether any beneficiaries were named, and much more. Your best bet is a full consultation with a local probate attorney.

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