If my grandmother left her house to her 3 sons and only 1 of them had any children and he died, are his children then considered legal heirs also?

Asked on August 18, 2014 under Estate Planning, Michigan


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Yes they could be depending on how the Will was written.  If the Will states that the house is to go to A, B and C "per stirpes" then C's kids will inherit his share. so it would be 1/3, 1/3 and the kids share the other third.  Good luck.

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