How do I get my mother's belongings from my dad if she died without a will? 3 Answers as of May 25, 2011

My mother died about a year ago. She did not have a will. My brothers and I are wondering if we can challenge our dad for my mother belongings and part of her estate?

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Burnham & Associates
Burnham & Associates | Stephanie K. Burnham
Children may be entitled to an Intestate Share of their parent's estates, how much is based on the laws in the state of residence of the parent.
Answer Applies to: New Hampshire
Replied: 5/25/2011
Apple Law Firm PLLC
Apple Law Firm PLLC | David Goldman
It depends on the type of property and what the value was. Also you have to look at whether they were jointly owned or she owned them personally. You should discuss this with an estate planning lawyer
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 5/24/2011
The Schreiber Law Firm
The Schreiber Law Firm | Jeffrey D. Schreiber
Without a will the intestacy laws control.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/24/2011
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