Louisville, KY asked in Estate Planning for Alabama

Q: My son died, and was not married. His Ex girlfriend is trying to claim everything is hers. What is my rights?

They are one time shared the same address but she had recently moved out and in with her mother. Now she's claiming they were back together. And that everything is hers. What is my rights?

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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Crossville, TN

A: If you son did not have a will, then chances are you and his father (if living) are the sole heirs of his estate. If your son had a will, then the heirs are whomever he said they are. You should contact a probate attorney for help with this before all of the assets disappear and are unrecoverable.

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