A disclaimer treats a testamentary gift as though it was never received. Exceptions: IRS, Medicaid.
The Uniform Simultaneous Death Act treats persons who die at relatively close times with no substantive evidence of one predeceasing the other as if each had predeceased the other (for purposes of testamentary bequests and devises). Thus, neither estate has to deal with gifts from a dead person to a dead person.
And, inexplicably, GMail thinks I might enjoy this. The future is a weird place, sometimes.
5.1.06, 8:27 PM, EDT, Ada, OH, Happy International Workers' Day
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