If my mother prepared in one stae but has since moved to another, are the documents still binding?

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If my mother prepared in one stae but has since moved to another, are the documents still binding?

She has a revokable trust, power of attorney, Will, and living Will health care directives.

Asked on June 4, 2012 under Estate Planning, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Yes, the documents are still good.  The new state will recognize her wishes in all the documents involved.  Some states have different rules as to real property and who can inherit it (Florida for example) so you may wish to have an attorney just review them for her.  Good luck.


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