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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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An executor of estate and estate left to grandchildren living

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An executor of estate and estate left to grandchildren living at daye of death a grandchild is born full term 6months after death does the baby also inherit
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare a
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Is that the exact wording "Living at the date of my death" - no word after that?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No there is no word and it is a legacy not the reisue
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
In fact this was dealt with by an Act of Parliament in 1925 and the class does include Children Conceived but not born before the death of the Testator - covered by the French term "en Ventre sa mere"
Accordingly yes the baby does also inherit
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