Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

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

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

2 Answers from Attorneys

Brian Jones The Law Office of Brian P. 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 4/14/11, 9:58 am
Michael Haber Law Offices of Michael S. 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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Answered on 4/16/11, 4:51 pm


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