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Experience:  Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters
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My father recently passed away. he was remarried but the

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my father recently passed away. he was remarried but the only will that exists lists his first wife (who passed away long ago) as primary benificary but me as executor in case she passed before him. do i or his new wife (who isn't listed in any will but is listed on all bank accounts and home deed) have the legal authority to administer his estate?
JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: kansas
JA: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?
Customer: i have the original will and benificairy designations for his bank accounts
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

Expert:  Infolawyer replied 7 months ago.

Does the will name a successor (back up) executor?