How would I find out if I was in my friends will. There were two wills.I was told by my friend he had left me in his will, the lawyer said I was notI learned there were two wills. He died in feb 2011.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Ohio
Nothing. I ask the lawyer a few days after my firend death if I was in the will. He said I was not
Welcome. This site allows for a general response that will help you with your legal issue. If necessary, for specific advice contact a local attorney. I am happy to help. If you need any clarification, just hit the reply button and ask any follow up question. I understand you believe that you may have been mentioned in a will. You also mentioned that the attorney for your friend's estate said you are not mentioned. Also, you mentioned there are two wills. You want to know how to find out if you were mentioned. The best way to find out is to go to the court where the probate is handled and take a look at the file. The file will have a copy of the will. You can read it and find out. You can also ask the attorney to see the will but if you are not mentioned, he would not be required to provide you a copy of it. But a will offered for probate is public record so you can check the probate file. If there are two wills, the will that would be in the file would be the latest will. If there was an earlier will not offered for probate, then it would be difficult to review it because it is not public record. This information should help you. If you need clarification, hit reply and let me know. Otherwise, please provide me a positive rating so I can get credit for helping you. Thanks.
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