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Q: IRA account with no listed beneficiary passing into estate - does this go to next of kin ?

Father passed in Nevada. Will states "intentional and with full knowledge omitted to provide for heirs".

There is an IRA account (opened in CA) with no beneficiary listed and the bank form states it will pass into the 'estate'. As next of kin (who was intentionally omitted from will) is there a possibility to inherit the IRA account?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Delwyn E. Webber
Delwyn E. Webber
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Licensed in Nevada

A: Although your father disinherited his 'heirs', did he name any beneficiary(s) in his Will? If he named beneficiaries, then the funds from the IRA should go to them through the Probate process.

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