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
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Now that your mother is dead, the power of attorney that her boyfriend had is no longer in effect.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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