Charlotte, NC asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina

Q: My grandmother passed away February 7, 2019. My mother sold her home which they made 50,000. My mother passed away.

I am next in line according to my grandmothers will. My step father is wanting me to sign off on this so he can so call handle her estate. What do I do? I do not want to give up my rights.

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Ashley Kevitt
Ashley Kevitt
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Chapel Hill, NC

A: If your mother inherited the home after your grandmother passes then that was hers to sell and the proceeds were hers to distribute or keep as she saw fit.

Once your mother passed anything in her name goes according to her will instead of your grandmother’s will.

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