How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dwayne B. Your Own Question
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B., Attorney
Category: Estate Law
Satisfied Customers: 33107
Experience:  Estate Law Expert
11068102
Type Your Estate Law Question Here...
Dwayne B. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Our Father has passed away. Do we have a right to see a copy

This answer was rated:

Our Father has passed away. Do we have a right to see a copy of his will?

Dwayne B. :

Hello and thank you for contacting us. This is Dwayne B. and I’m an expert here and looking forward to assisting you today. If at any point any of my answers aren’t clear please don’t hesitate to ask for clarification.

Dwayne B. :

You don't have a right to see it outside of a probate being filed.

Dwayne B. :

In other words, there is no way to force the person who has the will to show it to you unless you are filing for probate or they file for probate.

Dwayne B. :

Certainly, if anyone file for probate through the courts then a demand can be made that the will be viewed.

Dwayne B. :

The law is the same on this issue in both GA and VA.

Dwayne B. :

The website is showing you are offline so I will exit so I can assist other customers. Please feel free to ask any follow up questions that you have in this thread. However, please do not issue a rating until our interaction is complete and all of your questions have been answered.

Dwayne B. and other Estate Law Specialists are ready to help you

Related Estate Law Questions