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My father died Nov. 16, 2017 and left something with my

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My father died Nov...

My father died Nov. 16, 2017 and left something with my brother David. First he said he would mail it. Then he said he would meet me in a week. Todays a week and he said he will mail me a cashiers check tomorrow and send me the tracking number.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

California

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

No. No will just the emails and one letter saying my father left me something.

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Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 7 months ago

My condolences for your loss.

Has anyone opened an estate in probate? Do you know if your father left a will?

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