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

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Brian Jones The Law Office of Brian P. Jones
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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
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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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