My stepmother inherited my dad’s IRA but she wants to give it away to her grandchild — is that allowed?

Dan Moisand
My stepmother inherited my dad’s IRA but she wants to give it away to her grandchild — is that allowed?

Hi, my question is what would be the best option for my stepmother who either jointly owned or inherited an IRA from my dad who is now deceased. Assuming she rolled his IRA into her own, something only a spouse can do, she will need to plan for taking a required minimum distribution (RMD).