Can my father’s wife have a public auction of my dad’s belongings if there is no Will?

My father passed away form a terminal illness 2 months ago. We were told there is no will from his wife. she is now auctioning off all of his belongings and household belongings. as the children do we have any rights? She didn’t even ask if we were interested in any of the mementos.

Asked on March 1, 2012 under Estate Planning, Indiana


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