What can I do if I am trying to locate my deceased father’s Will?

He died 40 years ago and was USAF. Tried contacting the county probate court but so far no response. Is there any other way to try to locate his Will?

Asked on August 1, 2014 under Estate Planning, Colorado

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Are you sure that he had a Will?  If he did and it was probated then it would have been filed in the county of the state he resided in at the time of his death. And if they do not have a Probate then check for an Administration, which how you process an estate is when some one dies with out a Will.  Otherwise local or family Lawyers are a possibility. Good luck.


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