my grandma wont give me my money after my mother left it for me after she passed away.
I'm very sorry for your situation. If I'm reading between the lines correctly, your mother passed away while you were a minor child and your grandmother was appointed as the Guardian of your estate. If this is the case, your grandmother may have used the funds for your maintenance and support. However, she was not entitled to simply take the money. Your best bet is to retain an attorney to assist you here. However, I recognize that you may not be in a position to afford one. If this is the case, please contact the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee (at http://lasmilwaukee.com/ ). Good luck to you.
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I don't think you have any other option than to retain an attorney to look into this for you. As already answered it is possible the money was spent for your care while you were under the age of 18. It is impossible to determine without looking at the actual guardianship file in the probate court.
We suggest that you follow the answers recommendations to contact an attorney.
If there was a guardianship proceeding for you as a minor, your Grandmother would be require to give accountings to the Court. Your attorney can gain access to the accountings and determine if the money was improperly spent.
If there was no guardianship proceeding, your attorney can gain access to the bank records with a probate proceeding if necessary.
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