Miami, FL asked in Estate Planning for Florida

Q: Help!! I think my family has stolen my inheritance!!!

My brothers and I received a generic letter and check in the mail stating the estate was closed but we never saw the will or signed anything. What do I do? The checks we received bounced also.

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Phillip William Gunthert
Phillip William Gunthert
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Sorry for your loss and please accept my condolences. You should start by checking in the county where the estate probate was filed, you can get all the estate documents from the clerk of the court, but you should have received notification from the estate attorney/personal representative/petitioner of the estate with respect to all documents. Your starting point should now be with the clerk to get all documents and records so you can see what took place.

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