How do I found out if my dead father left any money for me

Asked over 1 year ago - Tucson, AZ

My Father was a veteran and buried in National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Phoenix. I am 57 years of age. Would there be any pension benefits that would go to me or other funds?

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  1. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . Sorry for your loss.
    How long ago did your father pass away?
    You can check the county probate records in the county
    that he resided to see if a probate case was established.
    If he had created a trust-the trustee should have contacted you.
    Military pensions either end with his death or spouses death.

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  2. James P. Frederick

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    Answered . I agree with Attorney Pippen. You might also want to check with the State's unclaimed property division.

    James Frederick

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  3. Charles Adam Shultz

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    Answered . Did your father have a surviving spouse? If so, the pension benefits would go to the surviving spouse. Otherwise, I agree with the other attorneys.

    Who buried your dad?

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