Atlanta, GA asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Georgia

Q: My grandfather’s will (1993) left his tractor to his son-in-law he got a new tractor in 1996 who can get tractor?

Is the new tractor part of the will even though it was bought after the Will was made? The older tractor was sold many years ago. The will just says tractor and has no identification number or make and model.

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Robert W. Hughes Jr.
Robert W. Hughes Jr.
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If the will says, " X gets my tractor. ", then X gets tractors owned by grandfather at his death. It doesn't matter when the tractor(s) were acquired.

V. Joy Edwards
V. Joy Edwards
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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The tractor would go the the son-in-law.

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