Nashville, TN asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina

Q: My brother passed away on 12/25/20. He had no will. My nephew took it upon himself to appoint himself the administrator

I am the only surviving sibling. My nephew is saying he’s entitled to $130,000 and that I will get $40,000 and other nieces and nephews will get $14,000 a piece. I don’t think my nephew should get that much. What can I do ??? I’m seeing a lawyer on 4-12-21. But there trying to wrap things up quicker then that.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Yadkinville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Wait and talk to the lawyer, under NC law there is a very specific method of how the estate is to be divided. Make sure the lawyer you are speaking to is allowed to practice law in NC.

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