Q: MY MOM IS DUE TO GET A LARGE INHERITANCE CHECK. IF SHE PASSES AWAY BEFORE SHE RECEIVES IT DOES IT GO TO SISTER OR ME
HER AND HER SISTERS WILL GET THE SAME AMOUNT. I AM HER ONLY CHILD. WE LIVE IN CT
A: Probably. Assuming the person from whom your mother will inherit has already died, and it is just a matter of administering the estate of that person, if your mother's will says that her estate goes to you, the money she will inherit will be part of your mother's estate and will pass to you. If she doesn't have a will and is not married and has no other children, the money will go to you under the CT intestacy statute. But if your mother's will says her estate goes to someone else, the inheritance money will go to that person.
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