TIL in France it is illegal to disinherit one’s children, meaning that a particular share of the deceased’s estate is legally required to be kept for their children, or for their spouse if they had no children by whatilearned June 7, 2022, 10:43 pm Read more: https://www.lawyersfrance.eu/inheritance-in-france What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote childrendeceasedsdisinheritestateFranceillegallegallymeaningrequiredSharespouseTILToday I learned See more Previous article Former procrastinators, how did you stop procrastinating? Next article What would happen if Fox News was about literally Foxes instead? 7 Comments Leave a Reply In Canada you can disinherit but unless your will provides a legitimate reason (addiction, criminal acts, civil torte, or something else concrete) the disinherited person can appeal in court… and very likely will win a share of the estate. Log in to Reply Same is true for Germany. There *are* exceptions, however: if the children commited a criminal offence (particularly ones against the parent), they *can* be denied their legal minimum share of the inheritance. Log in to Reply Just remember that a share of nothing is nothing. Log in to Reply That’s dumb. What happens if your kid is an absolute twat? Log in to Reply Simple solution. If you want to disinherit your kids, mortgage your home to the hilt, buy your cars and everything else of lasting value with borrowed money, blow every cent of your savings and die deeply in debt. Log in to Reply My thing is, how many people out there are homeless, have no car, or money, but still have kids. Are they suppose to give their kids their shopping cart full of junk or what? Log in to Reply A bit regressive. How are we going to tackle equity and privilege while inheritance exists? Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.