Q: Can property given by the decedent 7 years before death count as part of the recipient's share of the estate?
My grandmother gave me her china for my 2009 wedding, and the executor included it (as well as items given to me in 2013) as part of my intended third of the estate after my grandmother's 2016 death.
If she did not mention the china in the will, then no it did not belong to the grandmother when she died.
She can only will what she owns.
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A: I agree with Mr. Choudhry's response.
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