Daughter cut out of mother’s will for naming her child badly – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 1st, 2011 in charities, families, news, wills by sally

“Melita Jackson, who died in 2004 at the age of 70, left her estate of £486,000 to animal charities, making no provision for Heather Ilott, her only child. Three of the country’s most senior judges said Mrs Ilott, 50, should receive a share of the will, in a decision which could lead to more people challenging relatives’ bequests.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2011

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