How can I force my sister to file our deseased father’s Will?

How can I force my sister to file our deceased father’s Will? My father passed away 7 months ago and she says that she has the Will that he signed 5 days before he died and that she was named Executor. She refuses to give me a copy of the Will and has changed her phone number and only has a P.O. Box address. She got our father to sign over the title to all of his vehicles, motorcyle and boat at his death bed to her. I am in the dark and I really only wanted a few personal possessions of his and some photo’s but she will not give them to me. She has always been jealous since we are half siblings

Asked on July 14, 2012 under Estate Planning, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It sounds like you have a claim for undue influence.  you can petition the court to order her to submit the will.  then you would contest the validity of the will because the sister exerted undue influence over your father.  you need to contact a local attorney to help you out. best of luck.


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