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Property Law Keyed to Kurtz
In re Estate of Ingram
Citation:874 P.2d 1282
A decedent established a savings account and a checking account with one of her daughters, the defendant. The decedent also created three certificates of deposit which named the defendant as a co-tenant in a joint tenancy. Four days prior to her death, the decedent wrote a holographic will which stated that she wanted her entire estate, including the bank account and the CDs divided equally among all of her children. However, when the decedent died, the defendant kept all of the money in the bank account and the CDs for herself. The defendant did not receive the interest from the certificates of deposit. The defendant did not contribute any money held in the accounts or the CDs.
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