Am I entitled to her unclaimed benefits? 2 Answers as of October 13, 2016

My mother passed away in 2010. She never got a chance to choose her pension.

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Shimberg and Crohn, P.C. | Jonathan Shimberg
Probably not if it was a pension. Only spouses may be able to claim those benefits. If it was an IRA or a 401k then you may have benefits due you. Talk to an attorney.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 10/13/2016
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Ashcraft & Ashcraft, Ltd. | Randall C. Romei
You need to speak to the pension administrator and get a copy of the summary plan description. You may need the assistance of an attorney to fully evaluate the options available in the plan and what vested rights your mother had. Your mother's estate may have a claim.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 10/12/2016
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