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Will omits heirs and gives all to charities (access required)

Where the decedent’s will created a trust, and the designated trustee predeceased the decedent, the income from the residuary estate goes to the trust beneficiaries, a group of charities, and not to the decedent’s blood relatives, who were “explicitly and implicitly” disinherited in the will. Overview Rutyna executed a will about five years before his death. The ...