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JGM, Solicitor
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i would like to gift my 15 year old grand daughter my house

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i would like to gift my 15 year old grand daughter my house before i die, i do not wish to leave this in my will in case it is contested, can i legally gift it to my grand daughter at that age
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you question.
You can gift your house to your granddaughter because you can own property at any age in Scotland. However, she can't buy or sell until she's 16.
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