My daughters grandmother left 20,000 for college education with her then power of attorney. When grandmother passed POA gave money to grandmas stepdaughter in Georgia who was supposed to open account. She initially opened with her name as guardian and told me she closed account due to identity theft. I reached out to her and she told me she decided to keep money for herself .I called bank account was closed out.
Most states have laws that hold fiduciaries to a high duty. They often allow recover of treble damages, or three times the amount stolen, and attorney fees for wrongful conduct. As this is fraud, the judgment might not be dischargeable in bankruptcy.
Find a plaintiff's attorney in Georgia and have them represent you.
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A Power of Attorney expires upon ones passing. This could be Larceny so you may want to contact the authorities
I'd need to know a few more facts to be certain, but it sounds like you have a good case for constructive trust, unjust enrichment, and tortious interference with expectancy of inheritance.
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