My father passed away and before he passed he told me there was a trust for me and my siblings but he never said where it was and we have never received anything about a trust.
Your question points out the importance of telling children or other family members not just of the existence of wills or trusts but also where important documents are kept and the names of attorneys or financial advisors. The most logical things to do are to search your father's residence and to check with his bank for a safe deposit box and to look at bank statements and bank records for payments to attorneys. In the absence of a will or trust, if your father's estate is worth more than $50,000, you or another family member will have to be appointed as personal representative to administer and distribute his estate under the Indiana law of intestate succession. Good luck.
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