Asked in Probate for Missouri

Q: Do I need an attorney to file affidavit of heirship??

It's been 1 yr 13 days since my hubby passed unexpectedly, there's real estate, & 2 vehichles. Myself & his 2 bio daughters. Plz help

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Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: There is no law that says that you must utilize the services of an attorney to prepare and file an affidavit of heirship. However, if you do not know how to do this yourself, an attorney can be extremely helpful in preparing and filing the documents for you. More importantly, however, an attorney can help ensure that the correct process is used given your individual circumstances and goals for these properties.

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