Sun Valley, CA asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Oklahoma

Q: If my mothers non biological father dies with a will, with her being a half sibling is she entitled to any inheritances?

My mothers non biological father dies with a will and my mother has two other half siblings…what rights does she have here?

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Charles Watts
Charles Watts
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  • OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Typically this will all be spelled out in his will. Also other factors would be considered such as was she officially adopted by him or not, is her mother still alive, etc… your best advice is to contact a probate attorney to assist you with determining the full extent of the rights with your specific facts.

Anna L Self agrees with this answer

Anna L Self
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Anna L Self
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: I agree with Mr. Watts. If the deceased is her stepfather and he never adopted her, the will controls how the assets are distributed.

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