Q: My father recently passed away. His Will stated that he intentionally was leaving nothing to my sister, and that his entire estate was to be transferred to me upon his death. However, I have recently discovered that my father had a couple of investment accounts that were set up as payable…
Attorney Andrew Heideman is taking a break from writing this month. He has asked his dog, Kenzie, to write the column. Go get ‘em, Kenzie.
Q: My father recently passed away and his will left all of his assets to my sister. My father was not married, was fairly wealthy, and I am, as I hope you can understand, unhappy with this result.
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In last month's article, I wrote about how the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 affects the estates of people who died in 2010.