Do my sister and I need a surrogate letter to take over our deceased parents Estates?
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It depends on what is in your parents estate. If there is a home they own, you are going to have to go through the probate process. You should talk with a probate attorney to get all of your questions answered.
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You should contact an attorney who can help guide you through the probate process to gain access to any assets that are currently outstanding. The first question most lawyers would ask is, "Did either parent have a Will?" If no, you would have to go through the process known as Estate Administration which occurs when a person dies "intestate" or without a Will. Please contact a competent attorney who can provide you with an appropriate consultation and then, if warranted, get you through the process.
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