If an IRA has a beneficiary listed, the funds are not part of probate and need not be listed on a probate inventory. Without more facts, it is impossible to know whether the beneficiary change form was properly completed. You may want to consult a lawyer in your area. Good luck.
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Assets in a financial account with a properly designated beneficiary will pass "by operation of law" and do not need to be probated. These assets go directly to the person named and are not subject to the terms of the will. If you have doubts about the named beneficiary, you can request to see the beneficiary designation form to see that it was properly executed according to the requirements of the financial institution that held the account.