Little Rock, AR asked in Estate Planning, Collections, Elder Law and Probate for Arkansas

Q: My grandfather passed away last year. My mother is executor of his estate. My grandmother is alive. He had a will.

I was supposed to receive an inheritance. My mother claims that I cannot receive that until my grandmother passes away. My brother received a new truck and boat that I’m aware of. Is she lying to me ? I have a distant relationship with my mom, but it just seems as though she is flat out lying to me. Can someone help me here ? Thank you.

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Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN

A: You can take a look at the will yourself. Go to the probate court and request a copy.

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Brandon M Haubert
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Brandon M Haubert
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: It depends on what the will says and how the property was titled at your Grandfather's death. It is completely possible that your mother is not telling you the entire truth. It is also possible that your brother did not receive an inheritance, but a gift instead. You need to talk to an Arkansas probate lawyer to figure out what your options are.

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