The will is a matter of public record. It would have been probated in the county where he was living at the time of his death.
As to not providing for the kids, that is a much tougher situation. Parents are generally not obligated to provide for children. So the kids have a tough road here. They must show some sort of fraud or undue influence or lack of testamentary capacity. They need facts and evidence to support such claims. Merely not providing for them is not enough.
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A florida statute requires the holder of a will to file it within 10 days of death.
This statute will allow someone like yourself to force the filing of a will.
However-if the deceased did not have assets just in there name(without beneficiary)-the will would not help your cause about a distribution.
If all assets were held joint with right of survivorship with stepmom-the will would not be applicable.
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If your father held everything jointly with your step-mother, he may not have prepared a Will. If he did not hold all assets jointly, and had a Will, you can request a copy of such Will as it should have been filed within ten days of his death. If he did not have a Will, the distribution would be made per the laws of intestacy per the State of Florida.Ask a similar question