Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

My sister recently died, who lived in Detroit Mich, and owns two homes plus a bank acct ( NO WILL) . I live in NYC. Do I need a Michigan lawyer to settle her estate, or can I get a NYC lawyer? I'm the next of kin

Thank you

Asked on 6/16/13, 1:58 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

The estate proceeding must be filed where she lived. You need an attorney lic. in Mich.

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Answered on 6/16/13, 2:09 pm

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