When my father passed we discovered a confidential marriage license and certificate. The alleged spouse forged his signature on the document and has a one hour minister perform a marriage on the same day he was admitted to ICU after a mini stroke. My father never told us he was married and denied he was. She took all of his assets including retirement and stocks. can we do anything? We hired a handwriting expert and she said my father did not sign the marriage certificate.
You must open a probate proceeding and in order to do so you really must hire a very experienced probate litigator. There’s nothing anyone on this free answer form can do to help you other than advise you to do what I have just stated.
You really need an attorney quite familiar with Elder Abuse - that's what happened to your dad.
If she already took everything your job is much harder. If she has any assets to go after or anything left from what she took, file a Petition for Elder Abuse, accounting, surcharge and recoupment.
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