What is the name of your state? New York.
I believe my sister is the executor of my father's estate. He died last week.
How long until she is required to let us know if there is a will and when it will be read?
Should I have an attorney present at the time the will is read in case there are any objections to the will?
What happens if she claims there is no will?
Can she remove belongings from my father's house without letting the other siblings know? What happens if she does so without our consent?
Thanks for the quick response - you are right on target that this is all very foreign territory for me.
I guess I need to start at square one and ask what the usual procedure for obtaining the will would be - should my sister be providing this inormation or should I go to court to find out if the document exists - or does it get mailed to me if I am listed on it?
Trouble number two is that my father owned the three-family house he lived in - another sister lives in one apartment and her sons live in the other. There are contents of my father's apartment that are already being removed (I do not have keys to the house). Other than asking them to stop taking things, how do I get this stopped? Can this be brought up in probate proceedings?
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