Q: A family member died with no will. His mom died 2 weeks before he died and he was on her will as the 1st beneficiary.
Would her estate go to his estate and through probate? She also had a life insurance that listed him as the only beneficiary
It really depends on how his mother's will was worded. It is not possible to answer that question without reviewing the mother's will.
With respect to the life insurance, yes, most likely those life insurance proceeds will go to the named beneficiary's estate, given that there was no contingent beneficiary, but again, the only way to know for certain is to review the policy.
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