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I am in need of a Pro bono lawyer in Sheridan, Wy who can help me with: I was the POA for my mother who lived with my husband and I. She died in October and now my brother has hired a lawyer, and has sent two letters concerning the estate of my mothers...which there is none. In 2013 we had to sell her home; do to him putting my parents into a nursing home, with that her home was cleaned out and things were given away, but before that he had an auction company come in and appraise all of there things, something she didn't want done, she wanted things to be given away. So now he is wanting a full account of monies spent while I was POA, and wants to know now where the things on the appraisal are? He was asked many times from her to come to the house and get what he wanted...I need some help here.

Lawyer's Assistant: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Wyoming

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

What do you mean please?

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes, in 2016 of September she had a new will drawn up, they are telling me that I had undue influence over her to sign it, and that I could not be a witness, and that I was cutting my siblings out of an estate that was very nill....she had a 5,000 life insurance policy that is being split 3 ways. Also, she walked into the place were we had the will notarized.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 7 months ago
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
di a call legal aid...but i would like to speak to someone in person
Estate Lawyer: Ely, Counselor at Law replied 7 months ago

I can recommend three resources. First, here is a list of all pro bono work in the state...

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/wyoming.html

…and another list:

http://www.lawhelp.org

Finally, you may call your local law school and see if they have a legal clinic place available. The legal clinic is a free service the school(s) provide to the community. While they are often overbooked, they have openings sometimes. Here is the list law schools in your state:

http://www.hg.org/law-schools-wyoming.asp

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