Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Virginia

Disinheriting from Will Children from a previous marriage.

My father recently died and I believe he may have disinherited my brother and I (for no reason). What are the potential remedies?

Asked on 9/29/00, 12:25 am

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Charles Aspinwall Charles S. Aspinwall, J.D., LLC
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Re: Disinheriting from Will Children from a previous marriage.

In the absence of forgery, fraud or undue influence [or the mental incompetency of the will maker] there is no remedy.

Children have no right to inherit from their parents, and if the disheritance is properly worded in the will there is nothing they can do.

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Answered on 10/28/00, 9:31 am

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