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Category: Estate Law
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Experience:  Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters
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My mother was lied to and changed her will and left all to

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my mother was lied to and changed her will and left all to my daughter.
JA: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?
Customer: california
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: i have nothing except they never probated the will
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: just that it is common knowlege within the family and that my son in law has been trying to get this property since he met my daughter, and because of passing over me they lost the prop 13 tax breaks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for your question.

A will has almost no legal effect until it is probated. Do you have a copy of the will?

Did your mother leave a spouse or any direct descendants other than you and your descendants?