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Strange Bequests and Inheritance Battles

The New York Post recently reported that a wealthy widow from New York left $300,000 in her will to her two cats, with instructions that the money be used to make sure they are well looked after for the rest of their lives.

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Grandchild Born ‘Out of Wedlock’ Denied Inheritance

In a recent interesting case from Canada, a man has been told that he is not entitled to any inheritance from his grandmother’s estate because he was born ‘out of wedlock’, the Toronto Star reports.

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Supreme Court Gives Verdict in Will Challenge Appeal

The UK’s Supreme Court has given its long-awaited decision in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and others, which concerns an estranged daughter’s challenge to her mother’s will.

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Family Members Lose Inheritance Disputes

A woman has lost her legal bid in the French courts to overturn the will of her late husband, reports the Telegraph.

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Judge Rejects Claims on Prince’s Estate

The ongoing saga of who will inherit Prince’s estate following the singer’s death earlier this year has taken a new turn, with a Judge apparently denying the claims of close to 30 hopeful beneficiaries, reports the Telegraph

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