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LoZoccolo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-08-06 10:16 PM
Response to Reply #79
81. I don't know anything about inheritance laws...
...but it's curious to me how they think that they could sue. Are there laws in your state that override peoples' wills? I'd be ticked off if I wanted something distributed a certain way and they wouldn't let me!
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  -Ever had bad times re: family inheritance? bertha katzenengel  Dec-07-06 10:11 PM   #0 
  - my grandpa left his house to  momophile   Dec-07-06 10:21 PM   #1 
  - No But I See Families Fighting Over This All The Time  Southpawkicker   Dec-07-06 10:24 PM   #2 
  - yup. hubby refuses to speak to his family.  mopinko   Dec-07-06 10:25 PM   #3 
  - Any legal recourse?  Jimbo S   Dec-08-06 11:17 AM   #62 
     - probably  mopinko   Dec-08-06 12:43 PM   #65 
  - Dad left everything to my brother.  graywarrior   Dec-07-06 10:25 PM   #4 
  - No, thank God - my parents made sure my sister and I knew what they wanted,  Rabrrrrrr   Dec-07-06 10:29 PM   #5 
  - Oh, yeah.  ocelot   Dec-07-06 10:30 PM   #6 
  - Fuck her. Children are not compensated for taking care of their  amitten   Dec-07-06 10:57 PM   #8 
     - Yes. That's what I told her.  ocelot   Dec-07-06 10:59 PM   #9 
  - ooh  idgiehkt   Dec-07-06 10:36 PM   #7 
  - Hey - the ceder chest is innocent.  hedgehog   Dec-08-06 08:48 AM   #47 
     - well, ante up then.  idgiehkt   Dec-08-06 11:26 AM   #63 
  - Ha ha.  lildreamer316   Dec-07-06 11:07 PM   #10 
  - How did you get screwed?  MonkeyFunk   Dec-08-06 10:20 AM   #58 
     - Who says?  lildreamer316   Dec-08-06 02:13 PM   #69 
        - You SHOULD be grateful.  fudge stripe cookays   Dec-09-06 05:24 AM   #89 
  - Enough troubles to wish that my Grandma had just taken her  QMPMom   Dec-07-06 11:37 PM   #11 
  - Bad times as in, I inherited it  crim son   Dec-07-06 11:51 PM   #12 
  - Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:01 AM   #14 
  - I'm over it.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:09 AM   #15 
     - Hmmm, That's Good  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:15 AM   #16 
        - True.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:18 AM   #17 
           - Funky Hair  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:21 AM   #18 
           - Dude, I thought you were going to go to bed at a reasonable  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:23 AM   #20 
              - I Know....  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:25 AM   #22 
                 - I don't know.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:27 AM   #23 
                    - Last Time I Remember Her Posting  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:30 AM   #25 
                       - That might be it.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:33 AM   #27 
                          - That Would Be Cool  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:39 AM   #29 
           - Okay, Now I Could Go Edit My Post  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:23 AM   #19 
              - Long. Bleached almost white.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:24 AM   #21 
                 - Okay, I Hate To Say What That Reminds Me Of  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:29 AM   #24 
                    - I'm sure it is.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:32 AM   #26 
                       - You're Still Killing Me  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:36 AM   #28 
                          - Once a decade or so I meet somebody who thinks I'm funny.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:42 AM   #30 
                             - A Small Hug?  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:46 AM   #31 
                                - I've short arms. n/t  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:52 AM   #32 
                                   - Mine Are Looooong!  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:54 AM   #33 
                                      - Scary long.  crim son   Dec-08-06 12:55 AM   #34 
                                         - It Is Quiet  Southpawkicker   Dec-08-06 12:57 AM   #35 
                                            - And off I go.  crim son   Dec-08-06 01:03 AM   #37 
  - Space Transportation Booster Engine?  Blue-Jay   Dec-08-06 01:00 AM   #36 
     - I had to go back and read my post  crim son   Dec-08-06 01:04 AM   #38 
        - I don't get your acronym.  Blue-Jay   Dec-08-06 01:08 AM   #39 
           - Oh, me and my drop of vodka.  crim son   Dec-08-06 01:09 AM   #40 
              - I'd wondered about that acronym when you used it in another thread!  mainegreen   Dec-08-06 05:53 AM   #45 
  - My father  petersond   Dec-07-06 11:55 PM   #13 
  - what do you think of this?  grasswire   Dec-08-06 01:58 AM   #41 
  - saw one from the sidelines...  QuestionAll   Dec-08-06 02:15 AM   #42 
  - My ex's Mom left her house to the douche bag dimwit daughter  DainBramaged   Dec-08-06 02:22 AM   #43 
  - Yes. My FIL and MIL left *everything* to my SIL.  Midlodemocrat   Dec-08-06 05:48 AM   #44 
  - Well, a book detailing the entire family history back to the 1400s was stolen by the lawyer.  mainegreen   Dec-08-06 06:01 AM   #46 
  - Holy crap. That is INSANE.  BlueIris   Dec-08-06 03:58 PM   #78 
  - Worrying over the inheritance can be the worst of it.  hedgehog   Dec-08-06 08:56 AM   #48 
  - My mother and her cousin got into a dispute re: inheritance  annonymous   Dec-08-06 08:57 AM   #49 
  - Yep. Never thought it would happen too us, either. Haven't spoken to my sister  Beausoir   Dec-08-06 09:00 AM   #50 
  - my fathers family splintered and ruined several business interests  lionesspriyanka   Dec-08-06 09:23 AM   #51 
  - My Family Doesn't Have Enough Assets to Get Worked Up About  Crisco   Dec-08-06 09:27 AM   #52 
  - Yes -- I was the executrix of my mother's estate  JulieRB   Dec-08-06 09:32 AM   #53 
  - "Feeding frenzy" is perfect. Describes my sister.  Beausoir   Dec-08-06 01:44 PM   #67 
  - Not money, so much...  bikebloke   Dec-08-06 09:52 AM   #54 
  - I didn't think so until about a year ago...  NewWaveChick1981   Dec-08-06 09:52 AM   #55 
  - Yes. Enough trouble that I'm not accepting any inheritance from my mother when the time comes (just  SoyCat   Dec-08-06 10:03 AM   #56 
  - I told my parents it would be 50/50 no matter what the will said  Patiod   Dec-08-06 02:37 PM   #73 
     - I'm sorry you have to deal with the same kind of family b.s. You sound very fair and it will serve  SoyCat   Dec-08-06 05:33 PM   #80 
  - Father died intestate.  Deep13   Dec-08-06 10:03 AM   #57 
  - In the four million year history  MonkeyFunk   Dec-08-06 10:26 AM   #59 
  - Yep.  ceile   Dec-08-06 10:30 AM   #60 
  - me either  idgiehkt   Dec-08-06 11:33 AM   #64 
     - there are plenty of people who would give an arm and a leg...  grasswire   Dec-08-06 02:12 PM   #68 
        - they might oughta  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 02:22 PM   #97 
  - No.  hunter   Dec-08-06 11:12 AM   #61 
  - yep--i am related to vultures  wildhorses   Dec-08-06 12:51 PM   #66 
  - yes, with DH's family. Three tried to take all, Will said to split it 6 ways  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Dec-08-06 02:13 PM   #70 
  - nothing to inherit in my family, really  ComerPerro   Dec-08-06 02:14 PM   #71 
  - Not in my family, but....  LisaM   Dec-08-06 02:27 PM   #72 
  - grandmother was truly evil  Patiod   Dec-08-06 02:47 PM   #74 
  - OT, but I HAVE to post this...my paternal Grandma (also born in 1899!!)  AzDar   Dec-09-06 03:02 PM   #99 
  - My (suspected) borderline mother might give me trouble someday.  LoZoccolo   Dec-08-06 02:57 PM   #75 
  - Not yet, but I'm sure as hell expecting it.  Kali   Dec-08-06 02:57 PM   #76 
  - When my great-grandmother died....  Zookeeper   Dec-08-06 03:45 PM   #77 
  - I absolutely will be when my dad dies.  Xithras   Dec-08-06 04:06 PM   #79 
  - I don't know anything about inheritance laws...  LoZoccolo   Dec-08-06 10:16 PM   #81 
  - If someone has left and estate with a clear will and properly filed  freethought   Dec-08-06 11:06 PM   #84 
  - Actually, they could sue.  Xithras   Dec-09-06 02:49 AM   #87 
     - Wow, there's all this law that I never thought existed.  LoZoccolo   Dec-09-06 02:59 AM   #88 
     - Good point. I could definitely see how that legal tactic may work  freethought   Dec-09-06 10:17 AM   #95 
  - Good for you.  fudge stripe cookays   Dec-09-06 05:32 AM   #90 
  - ouch  Kali   Dec-09-06 03:19 PM   #101 
  - Yes, with my father's estate  freethought   Dec-08-06 10:45 PM   #82 
  - Vivid Bad Times  Generic Brad   Dec-08-06 10:57 PM   #83 
  - Not yet  u4ic   Dec-08-06 11:38 PM   #85 
  - Yeah, Mr. Wonderful was done out of the family farm in Ireland.  mohinoaklawnillinois   Dec-09-06 01:17 AM   #86 
  - Just a little financial exploitation  shanine   Dec-09-06 05:49 AM   #91 
  - My grandmother watched over an elderly neighbor, driving her  hedgehog   Dec-09-06 06:54 AM   #92 
  - When Skip's grandfather died, it was a mess.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-09-06 08:03 AM   #93 
  - no, nonewhatsoever  Skittles   Dec-09-06 08:11 AM   #94 
  - when my sisters died, my cousins came in and took all the clothes, jewlery  bettyellen   Dec-09-06 02:16 PM   #96 
  - this is when you call the police  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 03:14 PM   #100 
     - cops in the middle of my fathers wake? i think my mom was upset enough...  bettyellen   Dec-09-06 03:20 PM   #102 
        - I understand that.  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 03:24 PM   #103 
           - so did my aunt. she is one slick piece of work.  bettyellen   Dec-09-06 03:36 PM   #104 
              - bless your heart  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 03:56 PM   #105 
                 - well when you stack the possesions against your parents health or happiness...  bettyellen   Dec-09-06 04:39 PM   #106 
                    - I have an unnatural aversion to most objects  idgiehkt   Dec-09-06 04:53 PM   #107 
  - This doesn't necessarily apply to the OP  Giant Robot   Dec-09-06 02:44 PM   #98 
 

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