Q: My dad purched a house with inheritance for my grandmother that was left to him and his children. Can wife get house?
My grandma left money for grand kids and dad used it to but a house and land. Now that he has passed can wife just take the house?
I cannot answer the question without an answer to the following:
1. When you say left money for grand kids and Dad used it to buy a house, it is critical what the Will said that left the grand kids the money. If it simply leaves money to Dad for the benefit of children, that is one thing. If it says I leave this money for the grand kids and Dad takes that money and buys a house, then Dad breached his duty to you. If he bought the house and titled it with his wife, or left it to her in his will, then wife can take the house. Your remedy is against your Dad for stealing your money.
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