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My father passed away in TX in 2006. He left 33 acres in his
My father passed away in TX in 2006. He left 33 acres in his will to be divided amongst 3 out of his 12 children. He had been married before and had 5 kids. He divorced sometime before 1970. in 1775 h… read more
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My dad died in 1991. His will left everything to my step mother.
My dad died in 1991. His will left everything to my step mother. My dad was divorced from my mom in 1955. In 1957 he married my step mother. She had a daughter by a previous marriage; They had another… read more
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my father died a week ago and he had a trust. My mom is still living and I have two other sisters living at home who are single in their late 40's. I am married. My dad always told me the estate was d… read more
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