If someone who is supposed to receive an interitance dies, who gets that part of the inheritance?

1 answer | Last updated: Sep 24, 2016
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My grandma and her brother,sister are left a house in a will and the sister die does her son get her part?


Expert Answers

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The answer to your question depends on the specific language of the will, and the rules of inheritance of your state. You will need to consult with an estate lawyer in your state, and they can review the will and explain the outcome to you.