My father needs help, he is 65 yrs old was with his girlfriend for 14 yrs she just passed away and left everything to her daugh

Asked over 1 year ago - Saint Cloud, MN

Se left everything to her daughter. All the hard work he has done to the house and everything they split. He doesent have much and need some help

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  1. Kelly Scott Davis

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    Answered . If a probate is opened, he may have a claim against the estate, but he will need to prove how much he contributed to their living arrangement. He needs to visit with a probate attorney.

  2. Judy A. Goldstein

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    Answered . Your father may be totally out of luck. If they were never married, he is not an heir and if the GF left hi nothing, he has no basis to contest the will.

  3. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . I do not think he could contest the will but he might(tough case) have a claim on the estate.
    He should discuss with a local probate attorney that can advise him.

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  4. Thomas Michael Fafinski

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    Answered . If he can demonstrate that he loaned her money for living arrangements/support or improvements to the house, he could make a claim against the estate as a creditor.

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