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Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? Workbook

The Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate? workbook helps families address common decision making obstacles when passing on personal possessions.  

It is filled with hands-on worksheets, practical suggestions, proven strategies, and real-life stories. This workbook will help you and your family to:

  • Recognize the sensitivity of the issues.
  • Determine what you want to do
  • Decide what's fair for your family.
  • Understand belongings have different meanings to different individuals.
  • Consider distribution options and consequences
  • Agree to manage conflicts if they arise.

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"As executor for my mother's estate, I needed help. I never expected my sisters to act the way they did! This information helped me sort out what we wanted, talk about what we thought was fair, and consider different options. It wasn't easy, but we are still talking."

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This workbook was developed in 2011 and reviewed in 2022 by Marlene S. Stum, Extension specialist and professor in Family Social Science.

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