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My uncle made me sole beneficiary of his estate in his will.

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My uncle made me sole beneficiary of his estate in his will. but he sold off his house when he was alive ,gave away the money to his distant relation who were looking after him. and now he has nothing left. how can i claim.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstWhen did your Uncle die?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He died last month but he had sold the house around 2 years back.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
What did he have left?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nothing except around approx $3000. Mostly he spent on holidays etc. Maybe he donated some to charity as well though not sure.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
I am afraid that he was free to spend all his money during his lifetime if he so wished - you are merely entitled to whatever is left - you have no claim on anything elseI am sorry not to give better newsPlease ask if you need further details