If 3 years ago my mother donated 4 burial plots to a church and she just passed on, can my brother now take the plots back?

Asked on August 7, 2014 under Estate Planning, California

Answers:

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

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I am so sorry for your loss. If your Mother donated the burial plots during her life time as a gift to the Church they were not a part of her estate at the time of her death.  Therefore, you have no claim to them at this point in time. 


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