my dad re marry after his first wife past who is my mother ,he made a will ,but didnt get the chance to sign it before he died,the present wife who is my step-mother wants claims everything after she realized most of the will was in my favor .is that will effective althogh it was not sign?
2 Answers from Attorneys
The answer is no - if the will was not signed you can not use it. However, since he has an older will - that will is in effect. She as a spouse after the will, may claim a share of the assets. You need to contact a probate attorney ASAP to secure your share.