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My mother past away and my father went on a dating site and

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My mother past away and my father went on a dating site and met a woman who he married on his death bed. We feel very strongly that she has something to hide and it could be a result of undo influence. She has many names that she has used in the past. Helen Rose *****, ***** Lapierre, Helen Potter Smith, ***** ***** Shedd, Born in Mass. She is currently age 74. Has a P.O. Box 741 Atkinson, NH that she shares with her son Howard James Hockett DOB 7/8/1963. At least three deceased husbands including my father Donald P. Shedd of Northfield NH. Husband that died prior to my father was Christopher L. Smith. Died at age 63. Mother of Christopher died after her son (Lois M Smith (DOD 12/28/2010) and left estate to Helen. Leaving the sole surviving son with no inheritance. She was very controlling from the start of the relationship and my father ended up signing everything over to her. My father shared a love letter that he received from her in an email and told us this is why he fell in love with her. We ran across the letter the other day and started to type it in google and the letter came up word for word as a scam love letter. She clearly was scamming him at the beginning at least and in my opinion until his last breath. I was hoping you could look into this to see if there is any history of fraud or scamming men and woman to get their inheritance that might be on record. We think there is more to this story that needs to be discovered.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 9 months ago.
I am sorry to hear this. In which State were they married?

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