How can I find out if I’m in my aunt’s Will?

I don’t know if she’s dead or alive.

Asked on October 23, 2013 under Estate Planning, Minnesota

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Google and check obituary websites to see if there is an obituary on her. This could be your first free check. If you know what states and county she lives(ed) in, contact the court clerk's office and see if they can help you see if a will has been filed with the court. At that point, you can pay for a copy of the will to see if you have been named a beneficiary.


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