Can I contest my sister's will, when she left all of her estate to her caregiver. My sister had been an alcoholic for years.

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She also never gave me items that were left to me in our Father's will. The caregiver said my sister had pawned them before she died. What should I do?

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Very wealthy sister pawns late father's bequests...

It doesn't quite match. Well. You can find out what was in your sister's will - have you seen a copy? If it's very substantial, and you like a gamble, you might find a lawyer to take it on.

But to be honest, I think the likeliest outcome would be that you would end up feeling even worse, no richer, and still without the personal possessions your father left you.

It's also a bit of a puzzle that your father was living with you, but your sister was not only his executor but also in possession of these items. What went on?
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My sister lived 1500 miles away and ignored my requests for her to send the item to me, even though I said I would pay for the cost of mailing and insurance. I, also tried to make arrangements for me to fly there and pick up the items, but she always said she was unavailable anytime I was able to go. We had not been on good terms, due to her refusal to give me what my Father had left me in his will and also, due to her refusal to help me with the expenses of caring for our Father,who lived with me the last 5 years of his life. He had Dementia and other health issues. I had very little means of income during those years of caring for my Father because his care prevented me from working full time. My sister was very wealthy and should have, at least, helped with the expenses of care for our Father. She rarely called him and when she did, being an alcoholic,(which did take her life), she was always enebriated and very combative. I feel she was never sober enough to make rational decisions about her will and was probably taken advantage of, by the caregiver.
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How long ago did your father die? Is there a reason you didn't take possession of the items already? If it has been a long time, it may not have been illegal to dispose of them. You legally can't expect someone to hold something for you for an indeterminant length of time. They are considered abandoned if not claimed in a reasonable amount of time.
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Do you have any reason to think that the will is invalid? Such as that your sister was not of sound mind, or you suspect that the will is a forgery.

Otherwise, no, not really. Your sister could leave her assets to whomever she pleased.

The items left to you by your father: your sister had no business pawning them, because she did not own them. She stole them from you, effectively. If she really did pawn them and the caregiver feels inclined to try to find the paperwork for you, you could redeem them, I suppose?

It doesn't altogether sound as though you were on close, warm terms with your sister, such that you might reasonably have been surprised that she didn't include you in her will? Did you see her during the latter part of her life?
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