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My father past away in Puerto Rico this year. A home

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Hi my father past away in Puerto Rico this year. A home purchase with his ex-wife was purchase. Now his ex-wife is asking for my birth certificate to make a declarer of Inheritance. My question is how can I protect my birth certificate and my identity when I can not take my document In person?

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

TOWN IS BAYAMON PUERTO RICO

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

I did not filed but she is filing due to an insurance check she needs to cash.

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

There are three daughters from a prior marriage and one son from his second marriage, the son and ex wife are living in the house in Puerto Rico

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 4 months ago
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Estate Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 4 months ago

So, this is sounding pretty fishy to me... I don't see any good reason why you'd hand over your birth certificate to this woman.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can I call tomorrow
Estate Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 4 months ago

Of course. Is there anything else I can answer for you now?

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