Relationships can fall apart for many reasons, and sometimes it gets too difficult to forgive and forget. Not everyone bound to us by blood stays that way for life; people grow, change, and move—sometimes out of our lives and hearts.
If an estrangement has taken place in your family, you may be wondering whether it is possible to disinherit a particular person or persons from your estate plan. The short answer is yes; you can. However, there are a number of factors you will need to keep in mind if you are to exclude someone from the estate planning process entirely. Let’s delve deeper into family law to understand disinheritance.
So before you mark your child off as the bad apple and take their inheritance away, think well and hard about the possible repercussions of your actions. If you have, go right ahead!