Q: My mother died and I am her only son. She lived with her boyfriend who was her p.o.a due to her illness. Do i get inheri
Am I inherited any of her life insurance money or does her power of attorney get all control of it
A: I'm very sorry for your loss.
Now that your mother is dead, the power of attorney that her boyfriend had is no longer in effect.
There are a lot of variables to consider when trying to figure out what happens to her estate generally, and you should definitely contact a probate attorney to have that conversation.
The life insurance policy will have beneficiary information: it could be you, it could the boyfriend, it could be both of you or some person or organization you've never heard of. One thing is true, though: the former power of attorney has no special rights to dictate what happens with a life insurance policy.
You really should contact a lawyer.
Best of luck!
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