She may have to appear in Court - yes. It is recommended that an attorney is hired here.
I meant I can offer a form for her if she is being sued. You are telling me that HE is being sued. If so, it is not as simple as filing an answer, because:
1) She would need to get an appointment as his Executor (this is like a "Power of Attorney" for his estate, but from the Court), and
2) File an answer on his behalf once she does.
This takes more than just one or two forms and means a complicated matter in both probate and litigation. She is going to need an attorney. I doubt that she can do this herself, I am afraid. If finances are tough, I can recommend three resources. First, here is a list of all pro bono work in the state...
…and another list:
Finally, you may call your local law school and see if they have a legal clinic place available. The legal clinic is a free service the school(s) provide to the community. While they are often overbooked, they have openings sometimes. Here is the list law schools in your state:
Thanks again for not shooting the messenger, in advance.
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