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Court Accepts Text as Official Will

In an interesting will dispute case from Australia, Brisbane Supreme Court has ruled that an unsent text found on the mobile phone of a deceased man can be taken as his official will, reports the BBC.

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Contrasting Views on Inheritance

Families have contrasting views over what the older generation should do with their money, new research has revealed. The over-50s want to save their money and pass it on as an inheritance; while adult children would rather their parents spent their money on themselves.

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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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People Reduce Inheritance Expectations

 New research has revealed that working age adults in Britain are not banking on a substantial inheritance to secure their financial future.

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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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