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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

My sister died shortly after her divorce. She never removed her husband as the beneficiary on her IRA and life insurance but in her will she gives everything to her kids. Who do I give her money to?

 

Unfortunately, her ex-husband will receive a windfall. Even if she expressly states that she wants her kids to inherit those items, the beneficiary designations will control and those items will pass automatically to him.


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