A quick question regarding inheritance and probate.?

Just a quick query. My dad recently died, wasn't married but had a long term girlfriend, and no will but he got 4 kids. I know it's being dealt with by probate now, is it true that the girlfriend has no rights to any of his estate, an what if she spends or sells something, I.e. my dad's car, is she... show more Just a quick query. My dad recently died, wasn't married but had a long term girlfriend, and no will but he got 4 kids. I know it's being dealt with by probate now, is it true that the girlfriend has no rights to any of his estate, an what if she spends or sells something, I.e. my dad's car, is she liable to pay it back or something. An what happens if in the end none of the siblings can agree. He does have a considerable estate. Thanks.
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