If a beneficiaryto an estate is murdered by his son can the son inherit part of his estate?
Generally, a person who commits murder cannot inherit from their victim's estate.
If a person is left a house in a will does that include the items in the house or do those items become a part of the estate?
When you inherit a house in a will it is just the property which you inherit and not the contents unless the deceased person has stipulated in their will that you are to inherit the contents with the house otherwise the contents could have been left to other people or become part of the deceased persons estate
If they inherit a portion of the first estate then it will become part of their own estate. Their property will pass to their heirs at law according to the state laws of intestacy if they had no will. Some wills have a clause that devisees must survive the testator by 30 days or some other period. In that case, if the devisee dies before that period the gift goes back into the estate of…
Did Mary Ambrose Robert Palmers former girlfriend inherit his mansion in Lugano Switzerland I have read comments by his grown children that the Estate was sold?
No, Mary Ambrose did not inherit his manison in Lugano, Switzerland. It was sold as part of the Estate of Robert Palmer. The mansion was sold by Soteby's European Real Estate Division in early 2004 at the behest of James Palmer, the Executor of the Estate of Robert Palmer. According to James Palmer, the proceeds of the sale were distributed equally among Robert Palmer's five children.
What happens when a stepparent dies without a will does that stepparents' biological children get anything?
Issues such as these always depend on the state involved; however, it is safe to say that a step-parent's biological children will get all of the estate to the exclusion of step-children, even if the biological children are estranged from the decedent and the step-child is for all intents and purposes, like a child to the decedent. A stepchild is not considered an heir to a decedent because there is no blood or adoptive relation…