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If I give my daughter $50k for her wedding and she elects to use the money to pay down a house, can I sue her?

The answer by DaleM isn't wrong, but I would state it with a different emphasis. It would be extremely rare for an intrafamily gift to be a binding contract, if it isn't part of a will or a trust. On ...
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If I give my daughter $50k for her wedding and she elects to use the money to pay down a house, can I sue her?

If she broke a contract, yes Putting aside that lawsuits end relationships, contracts between family members are just as enforceable as any other contract. However, based on the information provided ...
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How does jurisdiction apply to ownership rights of personal belongings across countries? Can ownership be transferred?

Can ownership be transferred? Yes. You do not have to be in possession of property to transfer ownership of it. Can C pursue A in order to get those items back for B and/or themselves? Either B or ...
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