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My domestic partner just passed away and left everything to

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My domestic partner just passed away and left everything to me in his will. His adult children want to take his car from me and had a lawyer send me a letter demanding a copy of the will. The only thing he owned was his car.
Am I required to respond to this lawyer? The will was notorized.
PLease help.

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Ultimately to save legal expense you should provide a copy of the Will. If the Will was not properly executed then it is likely the Children may have some claim to the vehicle. If the Will was properly executed then you have little or nothing to worry about.


Upon seeing the Will the children's attorney may simply advise the Children they have no claim to the vehicle.


Simply failing to provide the Will will just cause the children's lawyer to take legal action to obtain the Will. The attorney will assume no will exists and therefore the children have a claim to the car.


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