Q: My father passed away in 2022 of COVID. My father had a will my stepmom has told me my father left everything to her.
She has not probate the will .me and my dad was really close .and for him to cut me out of his will puts red flags up since stepmom has not probated the will.how can I get a copy of will or what is my rights
You can file an application to probate your father’s estate intestate and ask to be appointed independent administrator of his estate.
If stepmom has a will that leaves everything to her, she will oppose your application and will have to tender the will to the probate court and ask that it be probated.
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