Mesa, AZ asked in Probate for Arizona

Q: When my father died, with a will he left me some things. My brother, the executor, never transferred anything to me nor

Told me I was due anything. He closed the will notifying the judge that I had received the property. He has since died. Can I recover this property? Is the will still valid?

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Peter H. Westby
Peter H. Westby
Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: This is a complicated issue and you have provided insufficient facts to determine what your best options may be. I recommend reviewing this matter with a probate attorney. Your probate attorney can learn all of the facts and let you know what can be done at this time.

Andre Lee Pennington
Andre Lee Pennington
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Waddell, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: This is definitely something you'd want to sit down with an experienced probate attorney. They would likely need to get some additional facts (such as dates of the events, review the will and filings in the probate case, and what kind of property was distributed and where, etc.) to advise you appropriately. Good luck!

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