How do you find out if my grandparents left me anything?

How do you find out if my grandparents left me anything?

If a loved one has died and you are the rightful heir, you should search to see whether there is unclaimed money or property in their name. You can do an almost-nationwide search at the free website You can choose to search a single state or all states that participate.

Can I view my grandfather’s will?

If the will was probated in court, it is a public record. Call the clerk of court of the parish where he lived, and ask for a copy of the will.

How can I find out if my father left a will?

Contact the probate court in the county where your father lived and see whether there is a will on file. Court clerks should be able to track wills by date of death and name. If you think there’s a will but it just hasn’t been found, you would not be out of line asking to look through your father’s papers and files. It may yet turn up.

Who is the heir to my father’s estate?

If he left no will you and your sister are his heir and would divide anything left in his estate between the two of you. However, if she made those transfers while he was alive with a valid power of attorney, those items might already be hers. * This will flag comments for moderators to take action.

What to do when your father passes away?

The power of attorney expired when your father passed, so your sister has no more authority than you have. Try to meet with her and discuss matters calmly you may be able to file an expedited estate matter because of the limited assets. Better yet, hire an experienced attorney to speak to her for you.

What happens to my father’s property after he dies?

Also, a person holding a power of attorney can breach their fiduciary duty by taking assets of the principal. It sounds like you need to retain an attorney at this time and avoid future litigation if possible. Without a Will, your father’s property would go equally to his kids. A probate may be required.