Asked in Estate Planning, Antitrust and Internet Law for Louisiana

Q: My parents will has nothing in it about my mothers jewelry. However my father split his guns with my 2 brothers yrs ago.

I'm the only girl and the baby. It was always known that I was to inherit mother's jewelry collection. My oldest brother is the exacutor of my trust and was the beneficiary of my parents estate for past 7 years. Mother died n November and dad in 2018. We are at the end of the succession and I was told there is no jewelry left. I know for a fact mom told me her diamonds were in a brothers safety deposit box . Please tell me can I do anything to get my mom's things? I'm heartbroken. My brothers are older than I am...10 yrs+ and we have never got along. I really don't know them. I've been treated very unfair and disliked by both and now this.

1 Lawyer Answer
Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Marksville, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: You need to contact an attorney who handles successions and estate matters as soon as possible to file the proper pleadings to review the pleadings filed, protect your interest and to object to the inventory your brother has likely filed, if it does not have your mother's jewelry listed.

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