What to do if my father passed recently but I cannot find his Will?

I am the only child and my mother preceeded him in death. What do I need to do?

Asked on March 1, 2013 under Estate Planning, Nevada

Answers:

Victor Waid / Law Office of Victor Waid

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Assuming an estate does exist, obtain a probate legal counsel to assist you to file a petition to administrate the estate to you. If you find the will later, then the attorney can amend the petition. The attorney is paid out of the estate generally when the estate closes.


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