If your parent dies and they are not married but they do have a live-in girlfriend or boyfriend, is their live-in partner entitled to inherit your parent’s house or any property? Inheritance laws vary from state to state and depend on whether or not when your single parent dies they have a written estate plan.
• If there is an estate plan and their partner is not an heir, what happens next?
• If your parent dies intestate, is their partner entitled to inherit their property?
Estate and Probate Legal Group estate planning attorney Mario Godoy has the information you need to know if your single parent in Illinois dies and they had a live-in partner.
1) Does the boyfriend or girlfriend have a property interest in the house? Are they on the title? Is there a rental agreement in place?
Do you have questions about your parent’s estate? Our experienced estate planning attorneys in Lombard, Illinois can advise you on the best options to protect your assets and loved ones. To talk to an estate planning attorney contact the Estate & Probate Legal Group at 630-687-9100.
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