My fathers uncle just passed away and his will states his estate is to go to his 23 nieces and nephews. It says if any of them are deceased it is to be passed to his / her children. My father is deceased.
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Why is this question posted to the Illinois probate message board? This is an Indiana question. You need to consult with an Indiana probate attorney.
You have a lot of issues here, like 23 to be exact. This type of estate will not be easy. It is imperative that the estate retain an experienced estates attorney to assist in the estate administration.
For a sense of what is involved in administering an estate in most states, please see the following two articles: Estate & Probate Administration: Do Not Try This On Your Own at http://www.sjfpc.com/page1.html and Pennsylvania Probate & Estate Administration: Executor Duties at http://www.sjfpc.com/pennsylvania_probate_estate__administration_duties_of_executor_and_administrator.html
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