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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Basically there's no "right" to see a will. Rather, what happens is that someone who might have an interest in the will or disposition of the property files probate (if the individual who possesses the will has not). As part of the probate process, notices are sent out and anyone with possession of the will needs to produce the will to the probate court. At that point, it could be determined if the will was still in effect at the time of death, or if it was superseded by a new will or some testamentary document that revoked all wills. But until that point, they can't "compel" you to show them that will.
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