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Bequeath

To give, especially in a will after death. For example, a grandfather may bequeath his house to his granddaughter in his will.

bequeath

To leave personal property to another in a will. The word devise is used when referring to real property left by will.

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The surviving spouse of the bequeather shall be entitled to inherit pursuant to intestate succession or alongside with the heirs (if any) of either the first or second degree of descent.
The following persons have the capacity to inherit: 1) in succession by operation of law: natural persons who survived the bequeather at the moment of his death; children of the bequeather who were born after his death; likewise the State of Lithuania; 2) in succession pursuant to a will: natural persons who survived the testator at the moment of his death; likewise those who were conceived while the testator was still alive and were born after his death; persons named in the will before their conception, upon their birth; 3) in succession pursuant to a will: legal persons which existed at the moment of death of the testator, or established in executing the testator's true intent expressed in his will.
If an inheritance passes to a bankrupt, his creditors shall have no title to the properties of such inheritance, except after creditors of the bequeather receive their dues from such properties.