Asked in Probate for Tennessee

Q: Going to probate, need advice before hiring lawyer.

On June 2023 my mother passed on leaving a truck and van in her name brought by my father years back. I have a problem with 4 siblings. All siblings are not related to marriage of mother and father they are from different marriages. I wasn’t born yet when they got married and now I am heir in their marriage. Before I hire a lawyer I would like to know who be heirs of vehicles before hiring a lawyer.

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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Crossville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If your mother died single (widowed) and is survived by any descendants at all and did NOT have a will, then her heirs at law are her then living biological and adopted children and descendants of any predeceased biological and adopted children. Stepchildren of your mother are NOT heirs at law if she did not legally adopt them.

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