All all heirs named in a trust and will entitled to copies of those documents?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Bayfield, CO

My father passed away last week. I have not receive any documents. And some is my siblings are already going through and taking some of his things.

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  1. Steven M Zelinger

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    Answered . If you are a named beneficiary under those documents yes you are entitled to a copy. I however would not expect anything to have happened in just one week. If the estate is not being secured you need to make sure that an estate representative is properly named to secure belongings.

    This is not legal advice nor intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information provided here is... more
  2. Eric Jerome Gold

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    Answered . Attorney Zelinger provided you with the correct response. Named beneficiaries under a will or trust are entitled to copies of those documents. The estate needs a representative to secure the estate property. You would be well served to consult with a local probate attorney to explore the situation.

    ** LEGAL DISCLAIMER ** My response above is not legal advice and it does not establish an attoreny-client... more
  3. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . Yes-you are entitled to a copy of the documents as explained.

    The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of... more

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