Morristown, NJ asked in Estate Planning and Probate for New Jersey

Q: Can an executor distribute property to unnamed beneficiaries (if all parties are in agreement)?

My mother would like to give me my late grandmother's house. The estate is still under probate, my mother is the executor and sole named beneficiary. Can she do this as part of the estate, so that it is not subject to gift tax?

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Brian Winters
Brian Winters
  • Bradley Beach, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: That’s not really a family law question. You should consult with an accountant

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