If my father passed and left me his pension, can my sister and mother sue me for it?

My mother and father are divorced.

Asked on March 17, 2015 under Estate Planning, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Only if they can show that you got your father to leave it to you by some improper means, such as taking advantage of him when he was not mentally competent and getting him to assign it to you then, or using some sort of improper threat, or tricking him, etc. If you did not use improper means, they should have no claim.


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