He lived & died in florida without a will. At the time of his death my mother was still married to him. But she left was gone for years & living with another man. Me & my siblings were listed as heirs to the property. Can she claim it as hers. Is she an heir. Or is it solely me & my siblings. There are other heirs also. This was my great grandfathers & grandfathers land. Does she have any rights.
As much as I'd love to be able to give you a more specific answer, your situation is complex. It is quite likely that you will have to consult with an attorney and Georgia and one if Florida, too and for the 2 of them to talk. However, if your mother is still living and your parents were still legally married at the time of your father's death, it is highly likely that your mother does have an interest in anything of your father's in Florida and Georgia. Best of luck to you and your family.
She may have rights. It sounds like you are going to want to consult with an attorney in Georgia since the property was there. However, if he had other property here in Florida, you will want to consult with a probate attorney in Florida as well.
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