Q: State of CA In a Trust it states a distribution of $100k to an individual who is deceased. Is the amount negotiable
This individual has a wife. Do I have to pay her the 100K?
A: It is not possible to answer your question without reviewing the trust. Depending on how the trust is worded, that share might lapse or it might belong to the estate of the deceased beneficiary or it might go to a specifically stated contingent beneficiary. Take the trust to a trust administration attorney for review and assistance.
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