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My mom died nine years ago our stepfather gave us nothing he

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My mom died nine years ago our stepfather gave us nothing he lives in the state of Kansas and that's when my mom died is it too late for me to file a case against the estate?
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Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Was the estate actually settled through the probate courts?

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Did mother have a will when she passed?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She had no will no court at all ... she died he went on with life knowing I needed help ...
Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Ok, if no one has ever filed a probate case to settle the estate, then there is nothing that would prevent you from filing a probate case to settle her estate, even 9 years later.

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If she had no will, then under Kansas intestate law, her husband would inherit half her estate and her children would split the other half.

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