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Q: Brother had a will , never filed in court , but was notarized ... will declared he was leaving his estate to his brother

Brothers & sisters ... one brother prediceased him by at least 2 years ... the deceased brother had 1 daughter ... does that daughter get equal share of the estate ?

Leslie Dillon Thomas
Leslie Dillon Thomas answered on May 6, 2021

It will depend on what the will says and what the judge determines.

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Q: If I have medical and durable POA for my grandma with dementia, can I decide for her where she lives?

I got POA 4 years ago. She was diagnosed with dementia 3 years ago. Her husband has passed away. Her doctors (primary, cardiologist, and neurologist) say she cannot live alone, but she wants to stay at home. I cannot live with her (I am married with 3 kids of my own). Besides the dementia, she has... Read more »

Leslie Dillon Thomas
Leslie Dillon Thomas answered on May 6, 2021

You would need to be her guardian to make that decision for her.

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