I have a question I’m not sure how the laws work with it but when I was around 9 my grandmother (my moms mom) passed

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Customer: I have a question I’m not sure how the laws work with it but when I was around 9 my grandmother (my moms mom) passed away at the time my parents were divorced and my dad didn’t know anything about the will my mom had remarried at the time and a few years later they broke up and my stepdad informed my dad that my grandmother left over $100,000 to me my mother had gotten me a sin number just so she could take it and I’ve never seen any of it nor has she told me or my dad about it I’m 21 now and I’m wondering if there’s any legal action that can be taken or if it’s to late
JA: What province are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Ontario
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: none I’m just looking into what my options are
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: those are the only details I know
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Hi, welcome to Just Answer and thank you for using our services. I am sorry to hear about your predicament. Do not worry, the limitation date has not yet passed. First of all, the passage of time was suspended while you were a minor. Then it started running again only from the moment you found out about the whole affair (the "discoverability" principle). What you need to find out is when this will was probated. You can contact the Superior Court of Justice at the town where it most likely was done and tell them that you are one of the beneficiaries and that you want to see that file. Once you have the court file ask the clerk to photocopy everything in it - there will be all kinds of documents there, including the will, the affidavit of the executor of the will and the order for distribution. That will give you a clear idea about a who did what and where your money went.

Then you need to hire a lawyer to start a lawsuit for fraud and "conversion (civil legal term meaning theft) against the responsible individual(s).

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Ok thank you I’ll look into that as soon as I can
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You are more than welcome. If you have no further questions for now, will you kindly rate me, since that is the only way that I will get paid? You can do that by clicking on the stars symbol in the top right-hand corner of your screen. I know this was a quick consult, but I sincerely ***** ***** I have earned five stars in your estimate. It goes without saying that I remain open to any questions that you may have in the future, at no extra cost to you, of course. Thank you.

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