Denver, CO asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Colorado

Q: I am supposed to be in a will that this person left me in. I haven't heard anything from this Will. I've been waiting

To hear from someone since 2015. 4-3-2015 was when he deceased. Last spoken to anyone was 11-12-2014.

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN

A: Obviously you have waited too long to look for a legacy. If a devise was made with other devisees, then some of them might have paid taxes. Look in the property records where you think the decedent's lands might have been, and see if there might be property where you were one of the devisees. Also examine the probate file at Court, where you need to read the Will.

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