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What am I entitled to regarding my late grandmother's estate?

Question Details: My grandmother passed away last year. I was recently contacted by someone appointed by the court. She died without a Will or Trust. My father is no longer living but his 5 siblings are. I was informed that I was being contacted because under state law I am entitled to my father's share. Everything was in her name at the time of her passing house, bank accounts, etc. I do not like anyone on that side of the family but do want what my father would have been entitled to. They don't have any recourse in stopping me do they? The woman on the phone said she would be sending out paperwork to everyone in a few weeks but I need to know if I should get a lawyer or just wait this out and hope the right thing is done.

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