Label Possession Evidence of intent
Newman v. Best Donor

Test'y of donee:

"He said that he was giving me, at that moment, his Chevrolet Corvette"

Gruen v. Gruen Donor

Recording of donor's words:

"Mildred, I give you my Corvette, but I need to use it for a trip to Cicero before I let you have it"

3 Donee

Test'y of donee:

"He said that he was giving me, at that moment, his Chevrolet Corvette"

4 Donor

Video recording of donor's words and actions:

"Hey, Mildred. This is yours," tosses her the keys

5 Donor

Test'y of third party witness:

"I thought he had gone crazy. He invited Mildred to get in the car, in the driver's seat, and said, 'this is yours now'."

 

6 Donor

Test'y of third party witness:

"Donor allowed donee to drive it around the block and then said, 'hey, can I use it until tomorrow?'"