West Jefferson, NC asked in Estate Planning and Probate for North Carolina

Q: My aunt is in the hospital with a tube breathing for her and her daughter that she doesn't want around showed up.

HerWill and all is at a lawyer office. Who can go get a copy of the will to keep her daughter from taking everything. The paperwork has it started in them that her daughter and a few others are not to be anywhere around

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Adam Bull
Adam Bull
  • Asheville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: A will by itself would not bar daughter from being present as the terms of the will are only in effect up upon death. A health care power of attorney would be necessary. If mom doesnt have one then its probably too late.

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