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PASSING ON PERSONAL PROPERTY—WITHOUT THE ANGST Linda M. Toga ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT TASKS FACING AN ESTATE’S EXECUTOR is dividing up the personal property that his or her parents accumulated over a lifetime. Although wills frequently direct the executor to divide personal property “equally” among a number of heirs, doing so is not always as easy as it sounds. One reason for the difficulty: The value of personal property is relative—it often depends on the memories or attachments the pr[...]
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