If my grandfather’s estate is still in probate and now my father has just passed, are my sister and I entitled to our his share of our grandfather’s estate?

We are the beneficiaries of my father’s Will.

Asked on July 25, 2014 under Estate Planning, Washington

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Assuming that you and your sister are your father's sole beneficiaries and his Will does not provide otherwise, you would be entitled to his share of your grandfather's estate. Said share will pass has an asset from your grandfather's estate into your father's estate.


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