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Here any relative can make application for probate and to be appointed adminsitrator.The estate can issue demand letters and sue for any missing items and to gather assets and pay claims and sell with court approval.Until somebody steps up them the items may continue to disappear.Any of the kids here if nearest relatives can make application and open probate here in Missouri.The fiance if there was no will would have no legal interest in the estate as it passes to blood relatives under the laws of intestacy.
Missouri law of intestacy--no will
f you die with:
here’s what happens:
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You are so welcome.The administrator can involve the police/sheriff here too, its theft.
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