Is a sibling an offspring of a parent?

Answer No, siblings are people who share at least one parent.

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If a sibling has his name on a surviving parents savings account does all of the money go to that sibling when the parent passes away?

If it is under his name, yes. But he may do whatever he wants with it.

Is one sibling predeceases a parent do their children get half or does the surviving sibling get all the inheritance?

That would depend on either (a) a will, or (b) state laws of intestacy, or (c) both of the above. Generally: A properly drafted will gives instructions in that situation by making the gift per st... Read More »

Can a sibling who is the executor of the parent's will add a third sibling into the final petition for distribution?

Yes, they can. In some cases they are required to, particularly if the third child was born after the will was made. If the other sibling objects, then there could be a problem. In most cases the c... Read More »

How is Huntington's disease passed from parent to offspring?

Huntington's disease is a genetic condition, meaning that it is inherited from parents. It is caused by a defect on the fourth chromosome that causes multiple repeats of the gene sequence CAG (cyto... Read More »