Q: I am one of the beneficiaries on my late deceased mother’s estate. In the period of her death my health has declined I’m
I am one of the beneficiaries on my late deceased mother’s estate. In the period of her death my health has declined I’m in renal failure and had a stroke. The estate was in probate for 3 yrs due to the fact step father protested the will (greed). Now consider this I was on deaths door. My mother had a vibrant 30 yr Old Resteraunt and a beautiful home. Resteraunt was sold (fine by me) and divided per will so I thought. Home stepfather could stay in until his death which is now and then the 3 brothers deside jointly what to do with it. Now I’m looking over final settlement and it was sold and now to be distributed to his children all her hard working home, furnishings and memories gone what can I do?
A: You'll definitely want to get a probate lawyer ASAP. You'll definitely want someone to protect your rights. It sounds like have of the restaurant and home belong to your mother's estate, of which you're a beneficiary. I would get an attorney to help you demand an accounting on your mother's estate. This is relatively easy and inexpensive for a lawyer to do and would be a good first step to making sure you get what your mother wanted you to have.
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