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Asked on: 4/12/11, 1:22 pm

If one of the beneficiaries on a will dies, does his share go to his beneficies?

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Answered on: 4/14/11, 9:58 am by Brian Jones

It depends on the the relationship of the deceased beneficiary and the person decedent who drafted the will. NYS has an Anti Lapse Statute that covers this situation.


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Answered on: 4/16/11, 4:51 pm by Michael Haber

Some wills will provide for what happens in that event. The starting point is to review the particular provisions of the will.


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