Readers to the rescue – Estate rights

My mom is 87 and in poor health. My sister lives nearby but has little contact with her, while I’m very involved with her care. Am I entitled to a larger share of her estate? –R., Ohio

Here’s how we resolved a similar situation: My sister-in-law is paid a mutually agreed upon sum from her mom’s account for the care she provides. That way there are no hard feelings, and both siblings will share the inheritance equally. –E., Bridgewater, N.J.

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