Q: Inheritance rules in Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico my grandmother passed and her 4 children inherited her home. The paperwork and the home were completed and now they are the sole owners. One of the 4 died, now there are 3. The one that passed had a daughter but she passed away as well, but she has a son that is alive.
Does the grandson become the new 4th owner, or does the home go to the original 3?
A: Yes, the grandson becomes the 4th owner but that is not automatic since the inheritance transfer would first need to be done for the co-owner that died and also for the daughter as well; two separate probate cases.
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