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Asked on: 8/20/10, 5:06 am

If someone who is named in a will dies before the will is probated, what happens to their inheritance

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Answered on: 8/25/10, 5:33 am by Michael Markowitz

It depends on the language in the will.

Mike.


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Answered on: 8/26/10, 9:29 am by Walter LeVine

I agree with Mike that it depends upon the language in the Will, which I have not seen. Either the surviving beneficiaries inherit, or the heirs of the deceased beneficiary inherit in his/her place. Until I see or you provide the language of the Will, I cannot answer the question.


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