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Is your father legally competent?
Have you spoken to him about his estate plan?
If that was his estate plan why do you think he is changing it to exclude you? Has he said anything indicating that?
Thank you for the additional information. I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get.
If your father is legally competent then he has the legal right to change his will to distribute his estate in any manner he wants. If he did write you out at the behest of your sister then your legal remedy is to challenge the will after your father dies and it is submitted to the probate court for admittance to probate. At that time you could challenge its validity on the basis of the claim of "undue influence".
Unfortunately, there is nothing to do right now to stop him from changing his will if that is waht he wants to do.
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