The IRS can be contacted to assist you and every form the IRS publishes comes with instructions on what to do and are available online.
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It may help to go to the local IRS office to have someone there assist you.
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I agree with the other answers. You may also want to consider contacting the Volunteer Income Tax Assitance (VITA) in your community. You probbaly owe tax on the income inside the IRA since income tax was not collected from your mother on the monies placed in the IRA.
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I know you said you can't afford a lawyer, but it might cost you more in the long run if you don't hire one to help you with the forms.