Q: My dad died Aug 17th 2019 and I just found out that my dad left me monies but I think my brother and sister stole what
What was left for me can I get it back or is it too late to do anything
A: You will really need to sit down with an experienced estate attorney to review what has happened so far. Since dad died in 2019, you should have been formally notified whether an Estate was going to be opened. If dad had a Will you would receive Notice that an Estate was opened and you were a potential beneficiary. if dad did not have a Will you would have to receive Notice that you had the right to be an Administrator along with your brother and sister. You can check with the York County Register of Wills office to see if an Estate was opened. If no Estate was opened you have some investigating to do to see if dad had any assets or benefits (real estate, vehicles, Insurance, pension, IRA, etc) and what if any rights you may have with regard to those assets
A: Attorney Cherewka offers sound advice. You really need to get on top of this issue immediately. If there was fraud, the longer you wait the less chance you have of recovering stolen assets. You should seek out an orphans court litigation attorney if you suspect fraud, or misappropriation of estate funds. Do this right away.
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