Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Connecticut

Can wills in Connecticut be settled by family settlement agreement, even if it is contrary to the will? The will states that the house (or its fair markey value) should be divided by 3 heirs, but We want one sibling to have the house in its entirety, without "paying" us the value.

Asked on 11/14/13, 5:05 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Heffernan Heffernan Legal Group, LLP

Yes. If all the heirs agree, they can do whatever they want by way of a "mutual distribution". You'll need a lawyer to prepare it.

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Answered on 11/14/13, 5:48 pm


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