1In re Vardalos' Estate24 Ill.App.3d 520, 320 N.E.2d 568Ill.App. 1974.November 18, 1974 (Approx. 3 pages)
24 Ill.App.3d 520, 320 N.E.2d 568
Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, First Division.
In re ESTATE of Gus VARDALOS, Deceased.Petition for Citation to Recover Property, Betty BAGROWE, Administrator,Petitioner-Appellant,v. Alex GIANNOULIOS, Respondent-Appellee.
No. 58113.Nov. 18, 1974.Administrator of estate, the daughter of decedent, filed a citation to discover assets requiringappearance of nephew of decedent. The Circuit Court, Cook County, Robert C. Springsguth, J., foundthat decedent had made a gift to nephew of monies in a savings account, and administrator appealed.The Appellate Court, Egan, P.J., held that finding that administrator had failed to rebut presumption of donative capacity on part of decedent was not against the manifest weight of the evidence.Affirmed.
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A gift causa mortis is effected only if the following conditions are met; the donor must be strickenwith some disorder which makes death imminent, death of donor must ensue as a result of the disorderexisting at time the gift was made without any intervening perfect recovery, gift must have been made