Does a beneficiary designation override the terms of a Will?

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Does a beneficiary designation override the terms of a Will?

My sister passed away and made me the beniiciaryf of her 401k and life insurance and her work sent me the paper work to claim these thing. She had a hand written Will that also said she wanted the 401k and the life insurance to be part of the estate.

Asked on February 21, 2012 under Estate Planning, Washington

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