If my father died 13 months ago without a Will and his second wife is in charge of the estate, how long do I have to wait for her to settle the estate?

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If my father died 13 months ago without a Will and his second wife is in charge of the estate, how long do I have to wait for her to settle the estate?

Asked on March 29, 2013 under Estate Planning, Colorado

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FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

You can demand that your father's second wife push to get the estate settled in writing. If she will not honor your desires, then you need to consult with a Wills and trust attorney to press the issue by filing a petition with the court to get the estate processed and concluded.


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