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My father-in-law passed away 12/15. there is no will that anyone knows of. His second wife is trying to get my wife and her sister to sign some kind of paper that she referred to as something Jeffersonian. My wife is not signing anything without an attorney. Does she need a probate lawyer?

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Maryland

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I know she has tried to get his truck, boat and house turned over into her name

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We think she is trying to liquidate his assets before my wife and sister-in-law can lay claim to anything. And, there are no other children involved

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Estate Lawyer: Bruce Schreiber, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Certainly it would be unwise to sign anything absent legal advice. That characterization of "jeffersonian" has no meaning to me. Can you tell me more about the nature or terms of the document?

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