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I am sorry to hear about your situation and the loss of a family member. First, establishing one is a relative of a deceased is typically done by tracing ones genealogy which may begin with a birth certificate creating the lineage. If the relationship is contested, typically an expert is used to trace lineage and establish that indeed a person is an heir. In short a professional genealogist is used to prove heirship.
If a probate was opened then a copy of the will may be obtained from the probate clerk of the court in the County in which the probate is opened and the decedent resided. Now, if there is a trust, a trust does not go through probate. The trustee is required to provided a copy of the trust to named beneficiaries.in the trust agreement. If the trustee does not due so they breach their fiduciary duty and may be sued and held liable to failure to comply with the trust administration statute.
A lawyer can help you with resolving this matter. It is difficult to establish a price range. If the matter becomes heavily contested obviously the cost will escalate quickly. However, I would be prepared to pay a retainer to a lawyer to assist with this type of matter of $3000. That will on average cover 10-15 hours of billable time which should be sufficient to assist with this type of matter provided the other side does not begin to misbehave or contest the issue of genealogy.
To assist you with retaining a local attorney the Oregon State Bar has a lawyer referral service: https://www.osbar.org/public/ris/. A probate or trust administration lawyer would be the type of matter this would fall under.
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