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Ok, Mom did do that really. She was not wealthy, but had two houses( one of which is tangled in a messy lease situation) and a 200 acre tract of land with planted timber. In 2008 she changed her will and left me the sole heir. I'm still dealing with getting everything settled . My only real concern here is a situation where There were two annuities that had both our names on them. She wanted me to change the beneficiary status on them, but it was one task I hadn't gotten to. He signed a power of attorney specific to them giving me the authority to deal with the company and collect. He understood he was not to receive any of it. There was a paragraph in the will specifically saying that leaving him nothing was intentional. Now he has been to see a lawyer and I think he may be contemplating trying to sue for those funds because his name was still on them. I'm looking for a means to counter that if it happens, not just trying to get at him because he is an insensitive and boorish oaf.
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