My mother died in 2007 when I was a minor. In 2011 my father obtained legal guardianship and asked my mother's insurance to pay him, as the court recognized guardian. He obtained the money (33,5000.00) in August 2011. I turned 18 and became an adult in my state and my father has refused to give me my money. How can I obtain my money? I don't have any money to hire a lawyer and I'm in college and I don't have enough money to pay for next semester's tuition and room and borad. please help. I already contacted the insurance company and i received the disbursement information from it.Thank you very much for all of you attorneys who took your time to answer my question and to provide me with help. I am very relieved to hear from you that I still have some recourse. I live in Maryland and so does my father. I also have a sister who was a beneficiary of my mother's life insurance. She is 13 and my father also has guardianship over her. I also believe that he took her money. I have lupus and am currently in the hospital. I should be released this weekend as i am undergoing dialysis for the first time. This happened because I did not have money to pay for my medicine for almost a month because I did not have the funds to nuy them once my father's insurance expired. Thank you.