Can my dad keep inheritance from me if he is POA?

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Can my dad keep inheritance from me if he is POA?

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Going thru this now in NJ. I was POA and am now executor. I had 60 days to inform anyone mentioned in the will and any next of kin not mention that the will is in probate. My responsibilities are to make sure that all bills are paid before any money is distributed. There is a house involved. Once it sells all leans have to be paid and the balance of the sale gets divided between my brothers and I. The will is now public and you should be able to find out if ur in it. If the executor doesn't distribute the monies in a timely manner, then u can sue. Depending on the size of the estate, this could take a while. As executor there will be a final accounting and they have to show they did what they were suppose to.
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A POA becomes invalid at death.
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Your question isn't clear but I'll make some assumptions. Your dad is the POA for your mom?
Legally speaking, being POA has nothing to do with inheritance. A power of attorney is given by one person to another in order that the assigned person may make decisions for the person giving the POA when necessary. The assigned POA is supposed to act as the Person giving the POA has instructed them. The terms of the POA are spelled out in the document. However, a POA is no longer effective when the person who gave it dies.
When you use the word inheritance that indicates the person has died. At that point the person who is the executor or executrix of the will ( if there is one ) would be in charge of distributing any inheritance generally speaking. If there is a life insurance or bank account or other financial property, then often their is a beneficiary listed. This would fall outside of the will. In other words, Regardless of what is in the will the beneficiary would receive those funds if the deceased set it up that way. Sometimes a bank account will have a POD assigned. POD payable upon death.
A POA may also happen to be the executor of the will. Again, the purpose of the executor is to carry out the wishes of the deceased. Those wishes are spelled out in the will.
The executor does have the ability to keep the estate tied up but there are laws dictating actions that are to be taken by the executor.
State laws enter in as well. In the case of a couple most wills have one spouse leaving their assets to the other spouse but not always.
So your question is very broad. The technical answer would be No. A POA has nothing to do with inheritance. But in reality, the person who happens to hold the POA for a person may have also been appointed to be the executor.
If there is no will then you could check the laws of your state as to how an estate would be distributed.
If you give more complete Information you will get a better answer for your specific situation.
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