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My husband is the executer of his father's will. His father

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My husband is the executer of his father's will. His father has told him (we have not seen the will) that in his will he has asked my husband to be personally responsible for his funeral expenses (usually taken out of the estate I believe). We do not agree with this approach and the reason my father-in-law (89 yrs) is making this request is that he would like to leave more money to his second wife (86 yrs). My husband is his father's only son, though he has a single sister and 3 half bothers. Is my father-in-law's request legally binding?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you

Please do not worry - this request is neither reasonable nor enforceable

The Funeral Expenses are always the first call on the ESTATE itself

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thanks Claire