Wills and Living Wills

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Question: My daughter was raised by her deceased father for her 10 years he died and now the family has disowned her.they were involved until he died.there is a possibility that he is not the father but he didn't ever acknowledge that isn't there a law that allows him to be known as her father and her the aires to estate .she knows no diffrent

Answer: Assuming the father did not write a Will, his assets (“Estate”) are now being processed through the Arizona Probate Court in that county. The probate court follows precise rules for distributing an Estate among the decedent’s spouse, children and/or other family members. To identify the decedent’s children, the Probate Court relies on official county records. In other words, if a child’s birth certificate shows the decedent’s name, as the child’s parent, that will be presumed to be a fact by the probate court when distributing the Estate.

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  • My daughter was raised by her deceased father for her 10 years he died and now the family has disowned her.they were involved until he died.there is a possibility that he is not the father but he didn't ever acknowledge that isn't there a law that allows him to be known as her father and her the aires to estate .she knows no diffrent

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