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Q: Hi my mother passed away with no will here in New york. She had a 25% share of an open estate among 10 others. (50%

Divided between her and her sister and 50% split between 8 heirs. The estate was never closed. What happens to her share?

Robert Stephen Sikorski
Robert Stephen Sikorski
answered on Jun 2, 2022

Your mother's estate can demand either a formal or an informal accounting from the estate from which she was a beneficiary. Informal works if the other estate will cooperate, otherwise you would have to demand a formal judicial accounting.

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