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If someone is put in...
If someone is put in a will and then passed away and not removed from the will who will get that money, New Jersey law.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Estate Law
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Estate Lawyer: N Cal Attorney, Attorney replied 2 years ago
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Thank you for your question.

It depends on whether and how the beneficiary who died was related to the testator, and whether the pre-deceased beneficiary had any descendants.

Please describe the situation a little more.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
My wife and a niece is on the will, My wife is her step daughter. The niece passed away a few years ago and was never removed from the will. She has a husband. I am the executer of the will.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Why have I been charged, I did not get my answer, to my additional question which was in more detail........based on your request.
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In regard to my Account #(###) ###-####and Order ID# ***** please tell me why I have already been fully charged and have not recieve ma reply to my furthet information which was requested by the Atturney
Estate Lawyer: N Cal Attorney, Attorney replied 2 years ago

I'm sorry the web site charged you already but I have no control over that.

Did the niece have any children?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No, the niece did not have any children.....................
Estate Lawyer: N Cal Attorney, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Unless the Will provides otherwise, the bequest to the niece lapses and her share becomes part of the rest of the estate, see

http://www.njlaws.com/3b_3-35.html?id=2167&a=

I hope this information is helpful.

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