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Legal Tip 114: Murder and Inheritance

Discussion in 'Legal Issues' started by Terry_w, 15th Jan, 2016.

  1. JDP1

    JDP1 Well-Known Member

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    I agree...what happens if you leave it all for the dog? Can your family make a claim? As the next in line and who is in their mental capacity?
    Whatever the case...im leaving it all to the possum in my back yard :)
     
  2. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo midas touch

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    An over-developed sense of entitlement? Poverty? Bad relationship with parents?
    How do they not talk themsrlves out of this 'mindset'?
     
  3. Terry_w

    Terry_w Well-Known Member Business Member

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    Yes in some circumstances
     
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  4. Terry_w

    Terry_w Well-Known Member Business Member

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    This one?
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  5. Terry_w

    Terry_w Well-Known Member Business Member

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    Pets can't inherit as they are not legal persons. You may be able to give money to someone on the condition that they take her of pets.
     
  6. EN710

    EN710 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Mainly poverty if rural and lack of education/ self control. Earning money is hard work there, if you don't work for the day, you can't eat for the day. Small amount of money owed becomes a big deal if that means you're going to be starving another day. Hoping that has changed from several years ago though.

    In the case I talked about, there's no 'talk out of mindset'. It's usually happen in the spur of the moment with lots of anger. Testimony is like "the devil took over, I didn't mean it". You won't find the news on big newspaper, only small local tabloid
     
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  7. jaybean

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    Simple enough thanks. I take it the laws are different in the US?
     
  8. Terry_w

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    They have some strange ideas over there, but I would think it would have involved a trust set up to take care of the animals.
     
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  9. D.T.

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    Leave $x to TerryW ATF Spot ? :p
     
  10. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo midas touch

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    Seems situations like this aren't caused from greed but from loss of senses due to hunger. I know I'm not much fun when I'm hungry (distant memory) - no getting around a mindset when it's hunger and danger day after day.
     
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  11. teetotal

    teetotal airkeeping.com.au Business Member

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    Thanks for the clarification terry :rolleyes:
     
  12. Biz

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    You need to watch Dexter.
     
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    could not get into this series
     
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    I liked it - watched all seasons.
     
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  15. Paul@PFI

    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    I saw a former client will (no beneficiaries) where all the proceeds ($1.5m) of estate went to RSPCA with specific bequest that they ensure fido and kitty cat etc were given good home (together) and cared for from the estate proceeds with residue to RSPCA on fido death. I learned RSPCA have a team of staff who handle the many millions they get each year to ensure all wishes are discharged !!

    If I could just convince them to take my daughters f%c%ing cat
     
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    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    Depends how much assistance I might imagine.
     
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  18. Terry_w

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    I wonder how much money per year these sorts of 'charities' get from estates. Some had inhouse lawyers handling all the estate matters.
     
  19. Terry_w

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    RSPCA is even offering free online wills
    Bequests
     
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    Good idea. I should also offer to write free wills as long as I get to be a beneficiary.
     
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