Saint Louis, MO asked in Estate Planning and Family Law for Missouri

Q: I am 28 and would like to make sure that my mother has no legal claim over an inheritance in the event of my death.

I have a sister on my mother's side that I would like to still get an inheritance as well as an uncle on my mother's side that should get a piece too. I don't have any children and I'm not currently married.

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Kristi Burmeister
Kristi Burmeister
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: If you die without a Will, the laws of intestancy will control and your mother will be one of your heirs. You should prepare a Will leaving your assets to whoever you choose.

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