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The will names me as sole beneficiary of my dads estate. Is

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Hi. The will names me as sole beneficiary of my dads estate. Is this not enough? If not, what is the purpose of a will?

Hi, thank you for your further question. The purpose of the will is to show what the deceased's intentions were in relation to the estate, however, under the law, certain people are able to make a claim against the estate - such a claim in court does not entitle them to automatically obtain provision from the estate if certain criteria is met.

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