Areas of Law / Wills and Probate

I understand that a judge has the power to change the contents of a will where a son or daughter has been left out owing to a family feud. What steps can the maker of a will take to ensure that their wishes are carried out?

It’s possible for children to go to court under the family provision legislation to claim a share of a parent’s estate. However they are unlikely to be successful unless they were either partly or wholly maintained by the deceased at the time of his or her death. If you were to write a note and keep it with your will explaining why a child was excluded it would more than likely preclude such a claim.

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