Charlotte, NC asked in Estate Planning for North Carolina

Q: My friend just died, her husband is deceased, she has 2 daughters. 1 is 20, 1 is 16. Are they over her estate now

I'm asking you this because their aunt and grandma are trying to take over everything. Can they do that?

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Charles Evan Lohr
Charles Evan Lohr
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: It depends on if your friend had a will. If there is a will, that will dictate who can handle the estate and who the property should go to. If there is not, then the children would be entitled to the property and the 20 year old would have priority to administer the estate. Please feel free to contact me for assistance.

Evan Lohr


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