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My Dad passed away
My name is Robert, my dad passed away in New York 2013 I am his only son, he had
property in Long Island and was retired. He remarried and when he passed his wife
did not notify me, I found out through my aunt. I live in the state of Florida. I
would like to know if Im in tiled to any of his assets.
My email is r.valelive.com
Asked on March 18, 2017 under Estate Planning, Florida
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
I am so sorry for your loss and for the siutation as it stands. The best thing that you can do is to call the Probate Court in the county in which he resided at the time of his death and see if there was a Probate file started for your Father. Under the law you should have been a beneficiary of his probate estate but you need to understand that if everything he owned was jointly held with his wife, there may not have been an estate to probate. Once you have the file I would consult with a local attorney. Good luck.
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