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What is probate?

It means (unlike a trust) that the probably didn't directly transfer to the heir …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

My parents were never married. Do I have any legal claims against his estate if he dies without a will?

Whether or not your father had a will has nothing to do with your …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

What happens if my father remarries and dies without a will? Does his new wife get it all?

If someone dies without a will,  they are "intestate".  Each state has laws governing …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago