Can a person inherit if they caused the deceased’s death?

  • If the death was caused by a crime, such as murder or arson, no.
  • If the death was unintentional, such as by an accident or caused by a person who was insane, yes.

These rules were recently confirmed by the court in Re Fenotti Estate.

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Read the case:  Re Fenotti Estate

 

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