Q: My fathers parents passed within a few months of each, both intestate. His sis is appointed personal rep. She won't give
him any info. When I looked case up on odcr it says that heirs are determined and "letters of admin sent" and "proof of publishing" has been done. Is my dad supposed to hire his own attorney? He has never recieved anything from court or sis?
A: He should contact the attorney for the estate and make sure he knows he is an heir and give the attorney his current mailing address. He should get a copy of all of the pleadings filed in the matter. He would not need to hire an attorney if he is in agreement with all of the pleadings and findings in the probate. However, if he doesn't trust his sister, he may want to hire an attorney to monitor the case, all depending upon the value of assets in the estate.
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