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Money Moral Dilemma: Is it fair for my parents to penalise me for not having children?
edited 25 October 2022 at 6:11PM in Deaths, funerals & probate
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I feel like there’s a huge backstory here and OP has age old hurt feelings from the parents’ reaction to the lack of grandchildren as OP is childless - we don’t know if childless by choice or through circumstances - and general feelings of not being as good as the brother.
It does seem strange for parents to write a will that doesn't follow those rules but it is their choice.
I have seen where people have left the bulk to their children but also left smaller amounts to each individual grandchild that was born before the will was written. It gets confusing though. It often seems simpler not to leave a will if there are no complications like divorce or multiple marriages.