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Adult children are increasingly taking legal action against the inheritance decisions of their parents – but putting in place the right structures can help guard against potentially costly legal battles. A legal dispute between an estranged daughter and the estate of her late mother, as reported in the press today (Tuesday 28 July 2015), highlights this issue. According to The Guardian, the mother, Melita Jackson, willed her entire estate (worth nearly £500,000) to three animal charities, cutting out her only child, Heather […]