Q: What if there was no will when my mother died with sister having power of attorney 5 siblings no probate filed
Mom passed away in May I know my sister filed for an affidavit for estate on the 12th of September but won't give any info to sibs
First, the power of attorney has no effect after the principal dies.
Under the laws of intestate succession in Indiana if a person dies without a will and is survived by children but no spouse, then the children inherit in equal shares. You should hire a local probate attorney to help you probate your mother's estate. Your sister does not have any greater rights than you do simply because she had been your mother's agent under a power of attorney while your mother was living.
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