Sun11192017

Last updateTue, 24 Feb 2015 5pm

Leathes Prior

Leathes Prior

Claims against the estate will turn on the facts, whatever the circumstances. Sabina Haag discusses the outcome of a case in which abused children were disinherited

Inheritance issues can arise in families with a history of sexual abuse. Sometimes the sexual abuse does not come to light for many years and disinheriting the victim can be seen as a final act of control or retribution for reporting the abuser to the police.