If my grandma left me savings bonds payable on her death, can the executor of the Will have any kind of access or say to how much or when I receive them?

Asked on November 14, 2013 under Estate Planning, New York

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your loss.  No, the Executor can not interfere with the POD.  It became yours outright when your grandmother passed away. You can either leave the bond as is, go to the bank and cash it in with proper ID or have it reissued in your name.  Good luck.


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