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Asked on: 9/23/13, 10:18 pm

My sister passed away how do I prove I'm her next of ken

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Answered on: 9/24/13, 8:57 am by Jennifer Rouse

The answer depends on the reason why you need to prove you are her next of kin. You may have to file a petition for probate if she resided in California or you may have to prepare a small estate affidavit or declaration if no probate is necessary.


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Answered on: 9/24/13, 10:26 am by Victor Waid

Jennifer Rouse is quite correct.


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