Q: My daughter's father left her some money we spent it before her 18th birthday. Now what is probate court going to do.
I am suppose to show proof that the money is in a account but my daughter and I spent the money..Now probate court keeps calling me and I don't know what to do
A: You need to immediately retain an estates attorney to discuss your obligations to account for this money. Your exposure here may depend on how you spent the money. For example, if you spent the money for your daughter's health, education, support, etc. then you may not have a problem. But a meeting with an estates attorney is required to get a definitive answer as to how to proceed.
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