My aunt passed away last summer and her lawyer sent a copy of her will to all her nephews and nieces asking us to sign and return it to him. We all signed the form that said "Appearance, Waiver of Notice and Concent to Admission of Will". We haven't heard anything since from him. Last month my sister called to ask about disbursements he said that all monies were donated because we waived our rights to the estate, and not bother him again. This all took place in Stephenson County, Freeport Illinois. Do we have any rights to her monies? Is he correct?
Thank you very much for any help you can give us in this matter.