Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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Tag Archives: Gifts

Can You Incorporate Another Document Into Your Will In Texas?

Class gifts versus specific gifts.

The difference between a class devise and a specific devise is the way the gift is treated if one of the beneficiaries dies before the testator. When a member of the class predeceases the testator, his share lapses in favor of the surviving class members.… Continue reading

A gift deed has to be delivered to be valid.

To be effective, a deed has to be delivered. Just as the deed must be signed to be effective, it must also be delivered. This is true whether the deed is one of purchase or of gift. The essential elements of delivery are: 1. The… Continue reading

Can there be a parol (oral) gift of real estate?

Gifts of Real Estate Normally, a conveyance of real property has to be in writing. However, a gift of realty can be made in two ways: either by deed or

How do you make a gift of CD’s?

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