Will?

My brother’s will says I inherit everything except Guns and antique car. He
named someone to get guns but did not indicate what to do with car. What
happens?
Washington State

Asked on September 4, 2016 under Estate Planning, Washington

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

If there is no specific beneficiary named for the car, it will go to whomever (presumably you) inherited the "rest and residue" (and anything to that effect) of his estate; assets without specific designations as to what happens to them will be lumped in with the balance of the estate (even the cash and minor personal property) and will pass with them.


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