Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

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

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

2 Answers from Attorneys

Michael Markowitz Michael A. Markowitz, PC

It depends on the language in the will.


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Answered on 8/25/10, 5:33 am

Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

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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Answered on 8/26/10, 9:29 am

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