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1).What legal rights do I have in the State of California concerning inheritance, is there a minimum I can receive?There is no minimum in California. If your father did not have a Will then you are entitled to an equal share with your siblings.
2). What are you fees for representing me at the reading of the will.We cannot represent you at a hearing. Here is a list of attorneys in that area of California that are experienced with estates. You will need to determine which ones are African American. The website does not let me narrow that down.http://www.lawyers.com/All-Areas-of-Law/California/Richmond/attorneys-and-law-firms.html?s=estate%20administration&ns=y&st=q&form=LGSS
3). Can I contest the will.Yes, if you can prove that your father did not know what he was doing or that he was unduly influenced into how he wrote the will.
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4). Can you find out the total assets involved, My father talked about land, oil, insurance,