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Estate Heir As Beneficiary Of Bequest
It is impermissible for the beneficiary of a bequest to be an estate heir, unless the sane, adult estate heirs unanimously agree to the bequest; meaning, an heir to the two-thirds (of the testator's prop...
 
Assigning Multiple Executors To Same Bequest
It is permissible to assign two or more executors to the same or different tasks relating to the same bequest; if the testator does not specify that multiple executors are to perform sep...
 
Paying For Financial Obligation From Bequest
If the testator specifies a bequest to pay for something obligatory (e.g. unpaid debt), the money should come out of the bequested one-third; if the testator does not specify the beque...
 
The Bequestable Limit
The testator may bequest up to one-third of his property, where the mark...
 
Testator Forgiving Debts Near Death
It is impermissible for a testator on his deathbed (or a female testator in labor who eventually dies while giving birth) to forgive any portion of the debts owed unless all the sane, adult estate heirs unanimously agree to doing so, ...
 
Bequests Made To General Group Of Individuals
It is permissible for the testator to make a bequest to a gene...
 
Bequests When There Are No Heirs
If there are no estate heirs, it is permissible to bequ...
 
Bequesting Property Of Unascertained Value
It is permissible to bequest property when its qua...
 
Bequest- Its definition
A bequest is a testament given by one individual (the testator) to another individual (the executor) in order to perform a function or execute an activity for the benefit of another individual (the beneficiary) or group of individuals. Bequests include: 1) Contractual dealings: buying, selling, trading, leasing, transferring, canceling, deferring, renting, borrowing, lending, repaying a debt, guaranteeing, collateralizing, and the like; 2) Legal dealings: litigating, conducting a marriage or divorce for which the testator is guardian, witnessing, establishing p...
 
Beneficiary's Cancellation Of Bequested Item
The beneficiary's ownership of the bequested item is only cancelable by the beneficiary before taking constructive possession of the item...
 
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