Lawyers occasionally encounter peculiar requests and unexpected bequests. In this article, we delve into some of the strangest things that lawyers have discovered in wills, offering a glimpse into the intriguing and unconventional side of estate planning.There are numerous interesting (ok, weird) items in Last Wills that lawyers have read. This includes the following: not dispersing an inheritance unless a son goes to a dentist; cats being cremated with the deceased upon their deaths; pets receiving more money from the deceased than their children receive from their parent’s Last Will; shooting ashes out of a cannon; burning down the estate while the entire family watches, and more.
Lawyers have stumbled upon eccentric bequests in wills, such as leaving large sums of money to beloved pets or specific instructions to preserve and display unusual collections, like rubber ducks or garden gnomes. Beneficiaries for such Wills often embark on quests to locate valuable assets or sentimental possessions left by the deceased. Some wills include peculiar conditions that beneficiaries must fulfill to inherit their share. These conditions range from living in a particular location or adopting a specific lifestyle to more unusual demands, like marrying a particular person or changing one’s name. You can watch the following video to find out about the craziest fights over inheritance, the strangest disinheritances, and the like. It’s not always spending a night in a haunted house, or carrying out a scavenger hunt across the globe for the deceased’s treasure.
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